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John Edward Cashman (1865–1946) was a politician in Wisconsin.

John E. Cashman
Member of the Wisconsin Senate
from the 1st district
In office
Preceded byFrancis A. Yindra
Succeeded byEverett F. LaFond
Member of the Wisconsin Senate
from the 1st district
In office
Preceded byHerbert Peterson
Succeeded byFrancis A. Yindra
Personal details
Born(1865-11-18)November 18, 1865
Franklin, Wisconsin
DiedJune 4, 1946(1946-06-04) (aged 80)
Manitowoc, Wisconsin
Political partyWisconsin Progressive Party

Cashman was born in Franklin, Kewaunee County, Wisconsin. He attended Valparaiso University and the University of Chicago Law School.


Cashman was a member of the Wisconsin State Senate from 1923 to 1938 and again from 1941 to 1946.[1] He was also a delegate to the 1924 Republican National Convention. Cashman was twice a Democratic candidate for the United States House of Representatives from Wisconsin's 8th congressional district, losing to incumbent George J. Schneider in 1936 and to Joshua L. Johns in 1938. He was also affiliated with the Wisconsin Progressive Party.[2]

He died in office in 1946.[3][4]


  1. ^ "John E. Cashman". Political Graveyard. Retrieved 2011-12-06.
  2. ^ "Cashman, John E." Our Retrieved 2011-12-06.
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  4. ^ "SENATOR CASHMAN DIES", Janesville Daily Gazette, Wednesday, June 05, 1946, Janesville, Wisconsin, United States Of America