American politician who was a United States Senator from Wyoming from 1890 to 1893 and then again from 1895 to 1929. He was also the 1st Governor of Wyoming for a month in the fall of 1890.
He was a soldier in the Union Army during the American Civil War before engaging in farming and stock-raising in Massachusetts.
He was the last veteran of the Civil War to serve in the Senate.
He married Clara LaBarron Morgan.
He and Nellie Ross both served as governors of Wyoming.