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Johnson, Parsons King

Territorial House 1849 (District 3); Territorial House 1856 (District 10)

Party when first elected:  Not Available

Counties Served:  Blue Earth, Brown, Faribault, Le Sueur, Nicollet, Pierce (defunct), Ramsey, Renville, Sibley, Steele

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 5/8/1816 Date of Death: 11/23/1907
Birth Place: Brandon, Vermont Birth County:  Birth Country: United States
Other Names:
Gender:  Male Religion:  Not Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):  Saint Paul

Occupation (when first elected):  Tailor

EDUCATION

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

PostmasterMankato, Minnesota ??/??/18?? to ??/??/18??

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Single (when first elected); Laura Bivins (married in May 1850, she was the sister of Henry Jackson's wife)
Children: At least One child
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Frank B. Johnson  - Grandson
Henry Jackson  - Brother-in-Law

GENERAL NOTES

He moved to St. Paul, Minnesota in July 1847. He moved to Mankato, Minnesota in 1852. He later moved to Brainerd, Minnesota.

He was a founder of Mankato, Minnesota.

He died in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Middle name, birth date, spouse's name, marriage date, death date, and death location provided by a Minnesota Historical Society staff member.



Map of Saint Paul
Saint Paul, MN
Total Days Served: 856

SESSIONS SERVED

7th Territorial Legislative Session (1856)

  Session Details
Body: Territorial House Elected: 10/9/1855 Term of Office: 1/2/1856 to 1/6/1857
District: 10 Residence: Mankato
Counties Represented: Blue Earth, Brown, Faribault, Le Sueur, Nicollet, Pierce (defunct), Renville, Sibley, Steele
Occupation: Tailor
Party: Not Available
Committees:
County Boundaries
Schools (Chair)

1st Territorial Legislative Session (1849)

  Session Details
Body: Territorial House Elected: 8/1/1849 Term of Office: 9/3/1849 to 12/31/1850
District: 03 Residence: Saint Paul
Counties Represented: Ramsey
Occupation: Tailor
Party: Not Available
Committees:
Agriculture and Manufactures
Corporations (Chair)
Schools

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