House 1857-58 (District 14); House 1863 (District 20); House 1866 (District 20); Senate 1867-69 (District 20)
Party when first elected: Republican
Brown, Cottonwood, Faribault, Freeborn, Jackson, Martin, Murray, Nobles, Pipestone, Rock, Watonwan
|Date of Birth: 03/21/1825 (uncertain)
||Date of Death: 08/25/1910
|Birth Place: Winsted, Connecticut
||Birth Country: United States
|Other Names: J.B.
||Religion: Not Reported
|City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Westfield Public Schools, Massachusetts; At Least Elementary School;
Jonesville Public Schools, New York; At Least Elementary School;
Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut; College Graduate; 1846
Studied Law; Painesville, Lake County, Ohio; Admitted to the Bar, 1852
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
|State Board/Commission/Council||Minnesota State Board of Corrections and Charities|| ||??/??/1??? to ??/??/1???
|Judge||Probate Court, Faribault County, Minnesota (He was the First Judge of the Faribault County Probate Court)|| ||??/??/1??? to ??/??/1???
|U.S. Executive Branch||United States Land Office, Winnebago City, Minnesota (Receiver)||Appointed||06/01/1869 to 01/15/1875
|State Lieutenant Governor||Minnesota|| ||01/07/1876 to 01/10/1880
|U.S. Representative||2nd Congressional District, Minnesota||Elected||03/04/1883 to 03/03/1887
Single (when first elected); Nannette Reinhart (married in 1864)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Toensing and the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress list his birth year as 1825. The Minnesota Historical Society's Governors of Minnesota lists his birth year as 1828.
The Minnesota Historical Society's Governors of Minnesota lists him as a Republican.
He was elected to the United States House of Representatives as a Republican.
He moved to Shakopee, Minnesota in 1854.
He died at Blue Earth, Faribault County, Minnesota and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Painesville, Ohio.