Members of the 4th – 14th Legislature of Montana

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Members of the 4th Legislature

The council consisted of:

Charles S. Bagg, president
John W. Corum, W. E. Cullen, Alexander Davis, Sample Orr, Jasper Rand, Thomas Watson
Secretary, Thomas B. Wade
Asst. Secretary, C. C. Menaugh
Clerks, H. H. Showers, D. B, Jenkins
Sargeant-at-Arms, Stephen R. Elwell
Doorkeeper, John Thompson

The members of the lower house were:
Wellington Stewart, Speaker
J. M. Anderson, N. C. Boswell, H. R. Comly, W. H. Edwards, James Gallaher, H. A. Kennerly, F. E. W. Patton, J. W. Rhodes, John A. Simms, W. Tennant, J. R. Weston, Samuel Word
Clerks, H. A. Barrett, F. A. Shields, J. G. McLain, William Butts
Sergeant-at-Arms, O. P. Thomas
Doorkeeper, H. J. Hill
Mont. Jour. Council, 4th sess., 4.

Members of the 5tb Legislature

Councilmen

S. Russell, president
Charles S. Bagg, J. W. Corum, W. E. Callen, W. B. Dance, Alexander Davis, Thomas B. Edwards, H. W. English, A. G. P. George, A. H. Mitchell, Sample Orr, Jasper Rand, Thomas Watson
Secretary, C. C. Menaugh
Asst Secretary, W. F. Kirkwood
Clerks, H. H. Showers, R. P. Vivian
Sergeant-at-Arms, Stephen R. El well
Doorkeeper, John Thompson

House of Representatives

A. E. Mayhew, speaker
R, D. Alexander, J. P. Barnes, A. W. Brison, H. R. Comly, Andrew Cooper, John Donnegan, J. M. Ellis, Simeon Estis, R. K. Findlay, J. H. Hicks, C. W. Higley, J. C. Kerley, M. P. Lowry, John McLaughlin, W. F. Powers, John W. Rhodes, D. L. Shafer, G. W. Stapleton, W. Stewart, Otis Strickland, J. M. Sweeney, G. W. Wentworth, L. S. Wilson
Clerks, R. E. Arick, A. H. Barrett, T. E. Rounds, William Butz
Sergeant-at-Arms, O. P. Thomas
Doorkeeper, L. O. Holt
Mont. Jour. House, 5th sess., 4.

Members of the 6th Legislature

Members of council in 1869:

Walter B. Dance, president
John P. Barnes, L. Daems, Thomas R. Edwards, H. W. English, C W. Higley, John Jones, A. H. Mitchell, Samuel Word, Thomas Watson, A. G. P. George
Secretary, R. S. Leveridge
Asst Secretary, A. M. Carpenter
Clerks, George W. Hill, A. J. Urlin
Sergeant-at-Arms, John Thompson
Doorkeeper, John S. Bartruff

House of representatives

J. R. Boyce, Speaker
A. H. Barrett, R. O. Bailey, N. C. Boswell, J. A. Browne, G. F. Cope, F. E. Collins, V. A. Cockrell, S. R. Elwell, J. F. Forbis, J. Gibbs, R. U. Hickman, H. Jordan, H. Lamme, J. Murphy, T. E. Rounds, P. Scott, A.J. Smith, W. D. Wann, P. T. Williams
Clerks, George W. Rockfellow, Benjamin Ezekiel, Philip Evans, R. Hedge
Sergeant-at-Arms, William Deascey
Doorkeeper, O. P. Thomas
Mont, Jour, Council, 6th seas., 4.

Members of the 7th Legislature

The council elect was

A. H. Mitchell, President
S. J. Beck, Seth Bullock, T. E. Collins, Robert Fisher, J. M. Howe, C. J. Kinney, R. Laurence, John Owen, A. T. Shoup, G. W. Stapleton, Granville Stuart, W. L. Warren
Clerks, R. E. Arick, A. M. S. Carpenter, N. Dickinson, H. C. Wilkinson
Sergeant-at-Arms, James Cadigan
Doorkeeper, John Thompson.

House of representatives elect:

Harry R. Comley, speaker
A. D. Aiken, W. E. Bass, John Billings, Israel Clem, W. W. Dixon, James Garoutte, H. Jordan, N. D. Johnson, T. J. Lowry, F. M. Lowrey, C. A. McCabe, J. C. Metlin, P. H. Poindexter, C. Puett, S. F. Ralston, Daniel Searles, H. D. Smith, S. M. Tripp, C. McTate, R. P. Vivian, O. C. Whitney, John Williams, Wright, who did not appear and qualify
Clerks, Benjamin Ezekiel, Benjamin S. Word, J. D. Alport, W. Freeman
Sergeant-at Arms, P. H. Maloney
Doorkeeper, L. B. Bell. Mont, Jour, House, 7th seas., 3.

Extraordinary Session

The council of the extraordinary session:

G. W. Stapleton, president
E. T. Yager, John Owen, W. B. Dance, W. E. Bass, D. P. Newcomer, Rogert Lawrence, Robert Fisher, Seth Bullock, J. C. Stuart, S. J. Beck, and Owen Garrigan, with one vacancy
Clerks, A. M. S. Carpenter, R. W. Hill, A. J. Davidson, W. G. Barkley
Sergeant-at-Arms, James Cadigan
Doorkeeper, H. J. Johnson

House of representatives

John H. Rodgers, speaker
E. D. Aiken, James M. Alger, Joseph A. Brown, Alexander Carmichael, W. A. Chessman, George S. Coleman, Otho Curtis, Isaac Dean, A. Dusold, Benjamin Ezekiel, R. K. Emerson, Joseph W. Hartwell, Curtis L. Harrington, F. George Heldt, James Kennedy, J. C. Kerley, Samuel Mallory, Christian Mead, George W. McCauley, C. C. O’Keefe, Isaac S. Stafford, Wilbur F. Sanders, C. W. Sutton, Carey M. Tate
Clerks, W. W. Chapman, E. H. Hurley, L. Hawkins
Sergeant-at-Arms, W. T. Shirley
Doorkeeper, L. B. Bell. Mont. Jour.
House, extra session, April 14 to May 8, 1873.

Members of the 8th Legislature

New members of the council:

R. E. Arick, O. B. Barber, A. H. Beattie, Charles Cooper, J. J. Davis, and L. R. Maillet
Clerks of the council, A. M. S. Carpenter, Robert W. Hill, T. E. Collins, W. B. Morrison
Sergeant-at-Arms, J. K. Allen
Doorkeeper, J. M. Castner

House of representatives
Same us in 1873, except a new member, J. M. Arnoux
Clerks of the house. A. H. Barrett, W. W. Chapman, E. P. Owens, S. Hughes
Sergeant-at-Arms, George Broffy
Doorkeeper, George Linder
Mont. Council Jour., 8th sess., 3.

Members of the 9th Legislature

Council members:

Asa Brown, president
J. Abascal, J. Allenbaugh, W. E. Bass, Ed. Cardwell, Philip Constans, W. E. Cullen, William Graham, W. O. P. Hays, James Hornbuckle, I. I. Lewis, B. H. Talem, Thomas Watson
Clerks, Harry H. Comley, O. E. Watson, Patrick Talent, H. C. Wilkinson
Sergeant-at Arms, Otis Strickland
Doorkeeper, P. H. Maloney

House of representatives

S. W. Langhorne, speaker
G. W. Beal, E. G. Brooke, J. C. Burkett, Alfred Cave, A. Carmichael, W. A. Chessman, T. H. Clewell, Otho Curtis, R. S. Ford, D. Kenneally, C. Mead, A. B. Moore, J. C. Moore, W. J. McCormick, J. H. McKnight, L. B. Olds, Brigham Reed, Louis Rotwitt, W. V. Sanders, Granville Stuart, John M. Sweeney, William E. Tierney, P. Woodlock. Samuel Word, F. L. Worden;
Clerks, A. H. Barrett, J. N. Heldt, N. H. Connelly, J. E. C. Kanouse;
Sergeant-at-Arms, R. K. Emerson;
Doorkeeper, J. N. Thompson.
Mont. Jour. Council, 9th session.

Members of the 10th Legislature

Council Members:

W. E. Boss, president.
John B. Allenbaugh, Asa A. Brown, Philip Constans, W. E. Cullen, Robert Ford, W. O. P. Hays, I. I. Lewis, P. W. McAdow, Arimstead H. Mitchell, Benjamin H. Tatem, Edwin B. Waterbury, Thomas Watson
Clerks, Harry R. Comly, Horace C. Lewis, David Marks, Henry C. Wilkinson
Sergeant-at-Arms, Otis Strickland
Doorkeeper, Thomas Daly

House of representatives

Alexander E. Mayhew, speaker
Edwin M. Batchelder, Henry B. Brainard, Walter F. Chadwick, Joseph Davis, James A. Dixon, Hugh F. Galen, Richard O. Hickman, Horatio S. Howell, Joseph A. Hyde, Frank C. Ives, Nicholas Kessler, Washington J. McCormick, James McElroy, Henry H. Mood, Benjamin T. Porter, Daniel P. Robbins, John C. Robinson, Louis Rotwitt, Junius G. Sanders, Wilbur F. Sandere, George Stell, William A. Thompson, Robert P. Vivian, Aaron C. Witter, Samuel Word
Clerks, Anthony H. Barrett, Henry A. Lambert, Albert J. McKieman, Clarence O. Ewing
Sergeant-at-Arms, Stephen Bynum
Doorkeeper, Daniel Fairy
Mont. Jour. Council, 10th session

Members of the 11th Legislature and Extraordinary Session, 1879

Council Members:

Armstead H. Mitchell, president
Martin Barrett, William G. Conrad, Warren C. Gillette, Richard O. Hickman, Anton M. Helter, W. O. P. Hays, Joseph A. Hyde, Frank C. Ives, Richard T. Kennon, William Parberry, Junius G. Sanders, Oscar A. Sedman
Clerks, Harry R. Comly, Hayden E. Riddle
Sergeant-at-Arms and Doorkeeper, Dennis C. Sheehy
Chaplain. Rev. John Armstrong

House of representatives

Samuel Word, Speaker
Samuel Barbour, Elizur Beach, William T. Boardman, Joseph J. Boyer, Edward G. Brooke, Samuel B. Cornick, Caldwell Edwards, James Fergus, John F. Forbis, Alfred B. Hamilton, C. L. Harrington, Joseph E. Marion, Washington J. McComick, James McElroy, Henry H. Mood, John Noyes, William H. Perkins, John C. Robinson, Wilbur F. Sanders, George Stell, Granville Stuart, John M. Sweeney, James T. Thorpe, Enoch Wilson
Clerks, James E. Kanouse, James W. Kemper
Sergeant-at-Arms and Doorkeeper, Daniel Searles
Chaplain, Mahlon N. Gilbert

Members of the 12th Legislature

Council Members

Joseph K. Toole, president, E. D. Aikin, Joseph A. Browne, Edward Cardwell, R. S. Ford, W. O. P. Hays, J. B. Hubbell, William B. Hundley, J. C. Kerley, Armstead H. Mitchell, William W. Morris, Frank L. Worden;
Clerks, Harry K. Comley, Haden E. Riddle
Sergeant-at-Arms, T. B. Harper
Chaplain, J. T. Mason

House of representatives

John J. Donnelly, speaker,
Elizur Beach, John M. Bell, Henry N. Blake, Henry Chambers, Israel Clem, A. L. Corbly, William E. Cullen, W. D. Davis, Stephen De Wolfe, Amos Eastman, James H. Garlock, Michael Hanley, Curtis L. Harrington, Christian B. Houser, Robert G. Humber, Henry A. Kennedy, Henry M. Parchen, James K. Panic, Jacob M. Powers, J. C. Rogers, Oscar A. Sedman, John Stedman, Eno Wilson;
Clerks, James E. Kanouse, James N. Kemper;
Sergeant-at-Arms, D. H. Linenbarger;
Chaplain, W. Scott Stites.
Mont. Jour. Council, 12th sess.

Members of the 13th Legislature

Council Members

Granville Stuart, president
Henry S. Back, W. E. Bass, Edward Cardwell, William A. Chessman, Charles G. Cox, Warren C. Gillette, Armitead H. Mitchell, William W. Morris, George D. Thomas, Benjamin P. White, Aaron C. Witter, Alfred B. Hamilton (contestant);
Clerks, James B. Wells, W. I. Lippincott
Sergeant-at-Arms, Samuel Alexander
Chaplain, L. L. Wood

House of representatives

Alexander E. Mayhew, speaker
Joseph S. Allen, J. D. Armstrong, Joseph A. Baker, Orlando B. Batten, Henry S. Blake, John E. Clutter, Harry R. Comly, Frank D. Cooper, Thomas Dean, Caldwell Edwards, Sidney Erwin, John F. Forbis, Richard O. Hickman, William T. Jacobs, James E. Kanouse, John F. Maloney, Lee Mantle, Perry W. McAdow, Peter B. Mills, William B. Settle, Daniel O’Grady, Robert C. Wallace, Henry J. Wright
Clerks, David Marks, J. W. Kemper
Sergeant-at-Arms, N. Dickenson
Chaplain, Frederick T. Webb
Mont. Jour. Council, 13th sess

Members of the 14th Legislature

Council Members

F. K. Armstrong, president
Martin Barrett, H. R. Buck, Ed. Cardwell, William A. Chessman, W. H. Cotant, Stephen De Wolfe, James Fergus, F. L. Greene, Will Kennedy, A. H. Mitchell, William W. Morris
Clerks, David Marks, S. W. Langhorne
Chaplain, L. L. Wood
Sergeant-at-Arms, Amos Calvin

House of representatives

James E. Callaway, speaker
J. T. Baldwin, S. V. B. Biddle, Clyde Eastman, Martin L. Emigh, Van H. Fiske, John F. Forbis, George M. Hatch, J. M. Holt, J. H. Jurgens, Conrad Kohrs, P. J. Moore, George R. Nichols, W. H. Norton, J. M. Page, F. L. Perkins, B. F. Potts, John M. Robinson, A. J. Seligman, H. M. Sloan, W. O. Speer, Jesse F. Taylor, George R. Tingle, and J. Wells
Clerks, Harry H. Davis, Fred. H. Foster
Chaplain, Frederick T. Webb
Sergeant-at-Arms, Thomas B. Warren



MLA Source Citation:

Bancroft, Hubert H. Bancroft Works, Volume 31, History Of Washington, Idaho, and Montana, 1845-1889. San Francisco: The History Company. 1890. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 24 October 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/montana/members-of-the-4th-14th-legislature-of-montana.htm - Last updated on Aug 16th, 2013


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