Party affiliation: Republican
Went to Wyoming, 1869, and then interested in cattle raising and real estate. President several large companies United States district attorney, Wyoming Ty., 1869-1871. Justice Supreme Court, 1872-1876.
Member United States Centennial Commission, 1872-1876. Member Republican National Committee, 1876-1896. Mayor Cheyenne, 1881-1885.
Delegate 49th to 51st Congresses (1885-1891). Introduced bill which admitted Wyoming to statehood, 1890. Author of the “Carey Act”.
Elected United States senator, November 15, 1890, and resigned from House. Term expired 1895; governor of Wyoming, term 1911-1915.
Born January 19, 1845