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Dwight May Sabin

Birthplace: Marseilles, LaSalle, IL, USA
Death: Died in Chicago, Cook, IL, USA
Place of Burial: Clearwater, Washington, MN, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Horace Carver Sabin and Maria Alda Sabin
Husband of Unknown Sabin and Jessie Sabin
Father of Ethel Sabin and Blanche Sabin
Brother of Jude " Jay" H Sabin

Occupation: US Senator MN / Chairman National Republican Committee / Civil War Soldier
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About Dwight M. Sabin, U.S. Senator


Dwight May Sabin (April 25, 1843 – December 22, 1902) was an American politician. He lived in Stillwater, Minnesota, where hh had lumber and manufacturing interests. He served as a Republican in the United States Senate from Minnesota from March 4, 1883, to March 4, 1889 in the 48th, 49th, and 50th congresses. He was not renominated by his party. He served in both houses of the Minnesota State Legislature.


SABIN, Dwight May, a Senator from Minnesota; born near Marseilles, La Salle County, Ill., April 25, 1843; moved to Connecticut with his parents in 1857; attended the country schools and Phillips Academy, Andover, Mass.; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; employed as a clerk in Washington, D.C.; returned to Connecticut in 1864 and engaged in agricultural pursuits and also the lumber business; moved to Stillwater, Minn., in 1868; engaged in lumbering and the general manufacture of railroad cars and agricultural machinery; member, Minnesota State senate 1872-1875; served in the State house of representatives in 1878 and 1881; chairman of the Republican National Committee 1883-1884; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1883, to March 3, 1889; unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1886; chairman, Committee to Examine Branches of the Civil Service (Forty-ninth Congress), Committee on Railroads (Fiftieth Congress); engaged in the coal, lumber, and manufacturing business; died in Chicago, Ill., on December 22, 1902; interment in Fairview Cemetery, Stillwater, Washington County, Minn.

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Dwight M. Sabin, U.S. Senator's Timeline

April 25, 1843
Marseilles, LaSalle, IL, USA
Age 35
December 22, 1902
Age 59
Chicago, Cook, IL, USA
Clearwater, Washington, MN, USA