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William Leighton Carss
Birth: Feb. 5, 1865
Death: May 21, 1931

US Congressman. Born in Pella, Iowa, he moved with his parents to Des Moines, Iowa, in 1867. He studied civil and mechanical engineering, moved to Proctor, Minnesota and engaged as a locomotive engineer. In 1919, he was elected as a Union Labor candidate to the Sixty-sixth Congress, served until 1921 and was elected on the Farmer-Laborite ticket to the Sixty-ninth and Seventieth Congresses, serving (1925-29). An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he resumed his position as locomotive engineer. He died at age 65 in Duluth, Minnesota. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Lilian B Carss (1872 - 1972)*
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth Anne Carss Gilbert (1899 - 1994)*
 
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Burial:
Oneota Cemetery
Duluth
St. Louis County
Minnesota, USA
 
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Record added: Nov 13, 2002
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