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David Marsh Kelly was a member and Speaker of the Wisconsin State Assembly, as well as a member of the Wisconsin State Senate.

David Marsh Kelly
Born(1841-02-11)February 11, 1841
ResidenceGreen Bay, Wisconsin
OccupationPolitical Figure, Soldier
Known forSpeaker of the Wisconsin State Assembly
Political partyRepublican Party


Kelly was born on February 11, 1841 in Hamilton, Massachusetts.[1] After serving with the Union Army during the American Civil War, he moved to Appleton, Wisconsin in 1867 before settling in Green Bay, Wisconsin the following year.

Legislative careerEdit

After having been a member in 1877 and 1878, Kelly was Speaker of the Assembly in 1879. From 1880 to 1881, he represented the 2nd District in the Senate. He was a Republican.


  1. ^ The Blue Book of the State of Wisconsin. David Atwood. 1880. p. 484. Retrieved 2015-09-27.