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Bradley, George "Geo."
Belle Plaine, MN
House 1857-58 (District 7)
Party when first elected: Not Available
|Date of Birth: ??/??/1833
||Date of Death: ??/??/1879 (uncertain)
|Birth Place: Charleston, Maine
||Birth Country: United States
|Other Names: Geo.
||Religion: Not Reported
|City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Waterville College, Waterville, Maine; College Graduate; 1853
Studied Law; Bangor, Maine
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
|Military||7th Minnesota Infantry (United States Civil War?, Major, Lieutenant Colonel)|| ||??/??/186? to ??/??/18??
|U.S. Executive Branch||United States Land Office, Forest City, Minnesota (Receiver)||Appointed||??/??/1860 to ??/??/18??
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
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.
||Term of Office: 12/2/1857 to 12/6/1859
||Residence: Belle Plaine
Joint Rules Special
Towns and Counties (Chair)
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.
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.
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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