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Bradley, George "Geo."



Map of Belle Plaine
Belle Plaine, MN

House 1857-58 (District 7)

Party when first elected:  Not Available

Counties Served:  Scott

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1833 Date of Death: ??/??/1879 (uncertain)
Birth Place: Charleston, Maine Birth County:  Birth Country: United States
Other Names: Geo.
Gender:  Male Religion:  Not Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):  Belle Plaine

Occupation (when first elected):  Lawyer

EDUCATION

Waterville College, Waterville, Maine; College Graduate; 1853
Studied Law; Bangor, Maine

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Military7th Minnesota Infantry (United States Civil War?, Major, Lieutenant Colonel) ??/??/186? to ??/??/18??
U.S. Executive BranchUnited States Land Office, Forest City, Minnesota (Receiver)Appointed??/??/1860 to ??/??/18??

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GENERAL NOTES

Toensing lists his death year as 1879. Minnesota in Three Centuries lists 1878.

He moved from Bangor, Maine to Belle Plaine, Minnesota.

He died in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Total Days Served: 735

SESSIONS SERVED

Legislative Session: 1st (1857-1858)   Session Details
Body: House Elected: 10/13/1857 Term of Office: 12/2/1857 to 12/6/1859
District: 07 Residence: Belle Plaine
Counties Represented: Scott
Occupation: Lawyer
Party: Not Available
Committees:
Joint Rules Special
Towns and Counties (Chair)
Leadership Position: Speaker of the House
Leadership Notes: On March 12, 1858 the House declared the Speaker's chair vacant and officially elected George Bradley as Speaker of the House.
Leadership Position: Speaker Pro Tempore
Leadership Notes: On December 22, 1857, John S. Watrous, Speaker of the House, requested and was granted a leave of absence so he could attend to important business transactions. George Bradley was named Speaker Pro Tem that same day.
Session Notes: He was sworn in on December 3, 1857. An 1858-59 session was not held due to the protracted session of 1857-58. (Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1872, p. 66) Thus, even though the first session was adjourned on August 12, 1858; the term end date for it is listed as the day before the second legislative session's start date.

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