Territorial House 1851 (District 3); Territorial House 1853 (District 2); Territorial House 1857 (District 2)
Party when first elected: Not Available
|Date of Birth: ??/??/1823
||Date of Death: 1/24/1881
|Birth Place: Hummelstown, Pennsylvania
||Birth County: Dauphin
||Birth Country: United States
|Other Names: J.C.
||Religion: Not Reported
|City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Grocery Business; Ramsey, Tyson, and Chase Grocery House/Real Estate
Common Schools; At Least Elementary School;
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He moved to St. Paul, Minnesota in 1849.
He was the brother of Alexander Ramsey, who served as Minnesota Governor and United States Secretary of War.
He was Secretary of the first St. Paul Mason's Lodge and had passed the 32nd degree. He was a charter member of the St. Paul International Order of Odd Fellows' (I.O.O.F) Lodge Number 2.
The house he built at 252 West Seventh Street in St. Paul, Minnesota is on the National Register of Historic Places.
He died from a bullet wound to the brain, which was ruled a suicide, in his apartment in St. Paul, Minnesota. He was buried in Oakland Cemetery in St. Paul, Minnesota.