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McEwen, Charles D.



Map of Boon Lake
Boon Lake, MN

House 1893-94 (District 42)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Renville

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 6/20/1822 Date of Death: 
Birth Place: Heiresburgh, Vermont Birth County:  Birth Country: United States
Other Names:
Gender:  Male Religion:  Not Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):  Boon Lake

Occupation (when first elected):  Farming/Dairying

EDUCATION

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Municipal GovernmentMcLeod County, Minnesota (Held Various Town Offices) ??/??/18?? to ??/??/18??
MilitaryArmy (Defense of Hutchinson, Minnesota, 1 month) ??/??/1862 to ??/??/1862

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Married (she died around 1888, before he served); Widower (while in office)
Children:
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He came to Minnesota in 1857.

"He manufactured the first cheese ever made in the dairy region west of the timber; the first one hundred weight of butter made and sold in one lot in the same region in 1858; at one time operated the largest dairy in the state, and believes he brought the first load of Minnesota cheese to the cities, and received the first premium paid by the state for cheese." (Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1893, p. 590)

Legislative Session: 28th (1893-1894)   Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/8/1892 Term of Office: 1/3/1893 to 1/7/1895
District: 42 Residence: Boon Lake
Counties Represented: Renville
Occupation: Farming/Dairying
Party: Republican
Committees:
Agriculture
Banks
Immigration

No other information has been entered for this legislator.

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