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Robert M. Salter, (1814-1876), from Ballybane, Schull West Cork to service in State Legislature, Wisconsin, USA, 1862.

He married Jane Camier in 1834, in Cork, and after her death 1843, Jane Sweetnam (1823-1897) He emigrated to the USA 1846 and settled in Jackson, Washington, Wisconsin. He served as Town Supervisor and is credited with bringing fine horses to Washington and Ozaukee Counties.


On his death ‘The Democrat’ on the 9th August 1876 reported that by one of the largest gatherings ever witnessed and there were 81 teams in the procession many coming on horseback.

The document you are looking for is an historical list of all the names of the people who served in the Assembly and Senate of the Wisconsin Legislature, including Robert Salter.  It appears as the feature article in the 2007 Wisconsin Blue Book.

Please see this link which shows him listed in the Blue Book of 1862, the year he served.  The Blue Book back then was called the Legislative Manual.  He is also listed a couple of pages later as a member of the Assembly Committee on Roads, Bridges, and Ferries.