MADISON, Edmond Haggard, (1865 - 1911)


MADISON, Edmond Haggard, a Representative from Kansas; born in Plymouth, Hancock County, Ill., December 18, 1865; attended the common schools; taught school; moved to Wichita, Kans., in 1885; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1888 and commenced the practice of his profession in Dodge City, Kans.; prosecuting attorney of Ford County, Kans., 1889-1893; appointed judge of the thirty-first judicial district of Kansas on January 1, 1900, and served until September 17, 1906, when he resigned to become a candidate for Congress; elected as a Republican to the Sixtieth, Sixty-first, and Sixty-second Congresses and served from March 4, 1907, until his death in Dodge City, Ford County, Kans., September 18, 1911; interment in Maple Grove Cemetery.