STEVENS, Frederick Clement, (1861 - 1923)


"House Committee on Lilley Charges" (detail), photograph, 1909, Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

STEVENS, Frederick Clement, a Representative from Minnesota; born in Boston, Mass., January 1, 1861; moved with his parents to Searsport, Maine; attended the common schools of Rockland; was graduated from Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine, in 1881 and from the law department of the University of Iowa at Iowa City in 1884; was admitted to the bar in 1884 and commenced practice in St. Paul, Minn.; member of the State house of representatives 1888-1891; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-fifth and to the eight succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1897-March 3, 1915); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1914 to the Sixty-fourth Congress; engaged in the practice of law until his death in St. Paul, Minn., July 1, 1923, interment in Oakland Cemetery.