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Masterman, Wellington C. "W.C., William"

Senate 1895-98 (District 23)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Washington

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 1/14/1858
Birth Place: Stillwater, Minnesota
Birth County: Washington
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: 4/13/1933
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names: W.C., William
City of Residence (when first elected): Stillwater
Occupation (when first elected): Real Estate and Insurance Business

EDUCATION

Stillwater Public Schools; At Least Elementary School;

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

County Auditor: Washington County, Minnesota; 1885 to 1893

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Antoinette Lydia Easton (married on November 14, 1882)
Children: One child: Julia (daughter)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
James Middleton, Jr.  - Second Cousin-in-Law

GENERAL NOTES

Toensing lists his first name as Wellington. His obituary in the St. Paul Pioneer Press, April 14, 1933 lists William.

He was a Mason and a member of the Knights Templar.

He and James Middleton's wife, Ella Masterman, were second cousins; their fathers were cousins.

He died in his apartment at the Lowell Inn in Washington County, Minnesota from injuries sustained after he was struck by a delivery wagon.

Total Days Served: 1456

SESSIONS SERVED

30th Legislative Session (1897-1898) (second half of Senate term)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 23
Elected: 11/6/1894
Residence: Stillwater
Term of Office: 1/8/1895 to 1/2/1899
Counties Represented: Washington
Occupation: Real Estate and Insurance Business/Publisher, Stillwater Gazette
Party: Republican
Committees:
  • Drainage
  • Engrossment
  • Finance
  • Illuminating Oils
  • Printing
  • State Prison (Chair)
  • Temperance
  • Towns and Counties

29th Legislative Session (1895-1896)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 23
Elected: 11/6/1894
Residence: Stillwater
Term of Office: 1/8/1895 to 1/2/1899
Counties Represented: Washington
Occupation: Real Estate and Insurance Business
Party: Republican
Committees:
  • Drainage
  • Engrossment
  • Illuminating Oils
  • State Prison (Chair)
  • Temperance
  • Towns and Counties
Articles & Books About
"W.C. Masterman of Stillwater Dies (Obituary)." St. Paul Pioneer Press, April 14, 1933.