Territorial Council 1852-55 (District 7)
Party when first elected: Not Available
William Henry Grammar School, Canada; Elementary School;
Four children: John, Alfred, Norman, and Alexander (he served in the Manitoba Legislative Assembly from 1879-1883); (sons)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He came to the area that would become Minnesota in 1834 and lived at Fort Snelling until 1839. He moved to the northern Minnesota area and lived in Pembina. He moved to St. Paul, Minnesota in 1854 or 1855.Kittson County, Minnesota was named after him.He died on a train as he was returning to Minnesota from a trip to the Eastern United States.The Catholic Cathedral of St. Paul, Minnesota now sits on his former home site.
Minnesota Legislative Reference Library, 645 State Office Building, Saint Paul, MN 55155