Lyman Rufus Casey
|United States Senator|
from North Dakota
November 25, 1889 – March 4, 1893
|Succeeded by||William N. Roach|
|Born||May 6, 1837|
York, New York
|Died||January 26, 1914 (aged 76)|
Casey engaged in the hardware business for many years; in 1882, he moved to Carrington, Foster County, Territory of Dakota, and became a rancher. He was chairman of the North Dakota Committee on Irrigation and was commissioner of Foster County in 1887.
Upon the admission of North Dakota as a State into the Union, Casey was elected as a Republican to the U.S. Senate and served from November 25, 1889, to March 4, 1893. He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1892. While in the Senate, he was chairman of the Committee on Railroads (Fifty-second Congress). He moved to New York City.
- "Businessman became one of N.D.'s first senators". The Bismarck Tribune. Retrieved August 8, 2018.
- "What Once Was Washington DC, Center of Manufacturing". July 18, 2015. Retrieved August 8, 2018.
- United States Congress. "Lyman R. Casey (id: C000227)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.