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Blackman, Silas

House 1883-86 (District 8)

Party when first elected:  Not Available

Counties Served:  Cottonwood, Watonwan

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1835 Date of Death: ??/??/1926
Birth Place: New York Birth County:  Birth Country: United States
Other Names:
Alternate Spelling of Last Name: Blackmun
Gender:  Male Religion:  Not Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):  Selma

Occupation (when first elected):  Farmer

EDUCATION

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Married
Children:
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

Toensing and the The Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1883 list his last name as Blackman. The Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1885 lists Blackman and Blackmun.

He came to Minnesota in 1863.



Map of Selma
Selma, MN
Total Days Served: 1463

SESSIONS SERVED

24th Legislative Session (1885-1886)

  Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/4/1884 Term of Office: 1/6/1885 to 1/3/1887
District: 08 Residence: Selma
Counties Represented: Cottonwood, Watonwan
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Not Available
Committees:
Banks
Claims
Joint Forestry (Chair)

23rd Legislative Session (1883-1884)

  Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/7/1882 Term of Office: 1/2/1883 to 1/5/1885
District: 08 Residence: Selma
Counties Represented: Cottonwood, Watonwan
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Not Available
Committees:
Claims
Public Lands

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