Edward K. Valentine
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Edward K. Valentine
Edward K. Valentine
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Sergeant at Arms of the United States Senate

June 30, 1890 - August 7, 1893
William P. Canaday
Richard J. Bright
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Nebraska's 3rd district

March 4, 1883 - March 3, 1885
District created
George Washington Emery Dorsey
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Nebraska's at-large district

March 4, 1879 - March 3, 1883
Thomas Jefferson Majors
District abolished
Personal details
Born(1843-06-01)June 1, 1843
Keosauqua, Iowa
DiedApril 11, 1916(1916-04-11) (aged 72)
Chicago, Illinois
Political partyRepublican

Edward Kimble Valentine (June 1, 1843 - April 11, 1916) was an American Republican Party politician.

Biography

Born in Keosauqua, Iowa, he attended common schools and learned to become a printer. During the Civil War he was a member in the Union army served in the Illinois Volunteer Infantry in the Sixty-seventh Regiment. He was promoted to second lieutenant and then honorably discharged. He reenlisted in the spring of 1863 as a private in the Seventh Iowa Volunteer Cavalry. He was promoted to adjutant of the regiment and served until 1866.[1]

He settled in Omaha, Nebraska, in 1866. He was appointed register of the United States land office in West Point, Nebraska, serving from May 17, 1869, to September 30, 1871. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1869, setting up practice in West Point.

He was elected judge to the sixth judicial district in 1875. He ran in Nebraska at-large for the Forty-sixth and Forty-seventh congress, being elected as a Republican both times. He was elected to the newly created 3rd district of Nebraska to the Forty-eighth Congresses. In all he served from March 4, 1879, to March 3, 1885. During his time in the Forty-seventh Congress he was the chairman of the U.S. House Committee on Agriculture. He declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1884. He was the United States Senate Sergeant at Arms from June 30, 1890, to August 6, 1893. After that he resumed practicing law in West Point. He retired to Chicago, Illinois, in 1908, where he later died. He was buried in Union Ridge Cemetery, Norwood Park, Illinois.

Honors

Valentine, Nebraska, is named for him.[2]

See also

References

  1. ^ "VALENTINE, Edward Kimble". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved .
  2. ^ E.K.Valentine Valentine municipal website, 2007. Accessed May 11, 2007.

Notes

  1. "Valentine, Edward Kimble". The Political Graveyard. Retrieved 2006.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Nebraska's at-large congressional district

March 4, 1879 - March 3, 1883
Succeeded by
Seat abolished
Preceded by
Seat created
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Nebraska's 3rd congressional district

March 4, 1883 - March 3, 1885
Succeeded by
Political offices
Preceded by Sergeant at Arms of the United States Senate
1890-1893
Succeeded by



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