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Dewey, John J. "J.J."

Territorial House 1849 (District 3)

Party when first elected:  Not Available

Counties Served:  Ramsey

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth:  Date of Death: 4/1/1891
Birth Place: New York Birth County:  Birth Country: United States
Other Names: J.J.
Alternate Spelling of Last Name: Duvey
Gender:  Male Religion:  Not Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):  Saint Paul

Occupation (when first elected):  Physician, First One in St. Paul/Druggist, First One in Minnesota

EDUCATION

Albany Medical College, New York; Medical Degree;

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

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GENERAL NOTES

Toensing, Minnesota in Three Centuries, and the Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1889 list his last name as Dewey. History of Minnesota and Tales of the Frontier, 1900 lists Duvey.

He came to St. Paul, Minnesota in 1847.

His brother, Nelson Dewey was Governor of Wisconsin.

He died in St. Paul, Minnesota.



Map of Saint Paul
Saint Paul, MN
Total Days Served: 485

SESSIONS SERVED

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: Physician, First One in St. Paul/Druggist, First One in Minnesota
Party: Not Available
Committees:
Elections
Finance
Internal Improvements
Territorial Expenditures Joint

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