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Galbraith, Thomas Jacob "Thos. J., T.J., Jacob T."
House 1856 (District 6); Republican Constitutional Convention 1857 (District 6); Senate 1861 (District 18)
Party when first elected: Not Available
Dakota, Rice, Scott
|Date of Birth: ??/??/1825
||Date of Death: ??/??/1909
|Birth Place: Pennsylvania
||Birth Country: United States
|Other Names: Thos. J., T.J., Jacob T.
||Religion: Not Reported
|City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
|Territorial Republican Constitutional Convention||6th Council District, Minnesota Territory|| ||07/13/1857 to 08/29/1857
|U.S. Executive Branch||United States Bureau of Indian Affairs, Lower Sioux Agency, Minnesota (Indian Agent)||Appointed||??/??/1862 to ??/??/1862
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Toensing lists his first name and middle initial as Jacob T. for the 1856 session. The Minnesota Journal of the House, 1856, and The History of Minnesota: from the French Explorations to the Present Time, 1873 list Thomas J. The Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1861 lists Thos. J.
He came to Minnesota in 1854.
He was a member of the Republican Party.
He died in Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyoming and was buried in Lakeview Cemetery in that same city.
3rd Legislative Session (1861)
||Term of Office: 1/8/1861 to 1/6/1862
Federal Relations (Chair)
Reason for unfinished term:
His term end date is uncertain since we don't know his actual resignation date. A note in the St. Paul Pioneer and Democrat, January 7, 1862 confirmed that he resigned. The date listed is the day before the first day of the 1862 session. He was listed in the 1861 Senate Journal through the end of the 1861 session.
7th Territorial Legislative Session (1856)
|Body: Territorial House
||Term of Office: 1/2/1856 to 1/6/1857
Dakota, Rice, Scott
University Lands (Chair)
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