|Body: Territorial House
||Term of Office: 1/1/1851 to 3/29/1851
||Residence: Crow Wing
Benton, Mahkahto (defunct), Pembina (defunct), Wahnahta (defunct)
Occupation: Ojibwe Interpreter and Historian/Farmer
Territorial Affairs (Chair)
Reason for unfinished term:
He and six other members of the House resigned in protest over the 1851 apportionment bill. They argued the census count was incorrect. For more information on the resignations, see Minnesota in Three Centuries, Vol. 2, p. 456 and the links in the Other Information section below.