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Stewart, Jacob Henry "J.H."

Senate 1859-60 (District 2)

Party when first elected:  Not Available

Counties Served:  Ramsey

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 1/15/1829 Date of Death: 8/25/1884
Birth Place: Clermont, New York Birth County: Columbia Birth Country: United States
Other Names: J.H.
Gender:  Male Religion:  Not Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):  Saint Paul

Occupation (when first elected):  Physician

EDUCATION

Phillips Academy, Peekskill, New York; Secondary;
Yale College; Attended College;
University Medical College of New York City; College Graduate; Medicine

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

State AgencyMinnesota Surgeon General ??/??/1857 to ??/??/1863
School Board/AdministrationSt. Paul, Minnesota (Board of Education) ??/??/1858 to ??/??/1861
MilitaryUnion Army, 1st Minnesota Regiment (United States Civil War/War of the Rebellion, Surgeon) ??/??/1861 to ??/??/18??
Municipal MayorSaint Paul, Minnesota (City Mayor) ??/??/1864 to ??/??/1864
PostmasterSt. Paul, Minnesota 03/14/1865 to 05/04/1870
Municipal MayorSaint Paul, Minnesota (City Mayor) ??/??/1868 to ??/??/1868
Municipal MayorSaint Paul, Minnesota (City Mayor) ??/??/1872 to ??/??/1875
U.S. Representative3rd Congressional District, MinnesotaElected03/04/1877 to 03/03/1879

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Married
Children:
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He came to St. Paul, Minnesota in 1855.

He was a member of the Republican Party when he was elected to the United States Congress. (Biographical Directory of the United States Congress)



Map of Saint Paul
Saint Paul, MN
Total Days Served: 398

SESSIONS SERVED

2nd Legislative Session (1859-1860)

  Session Details
Body: Senate Elected: 10/11/1859 Term of Office: 12/7/1859 to 1/7/1861
District: 02 Residence: Saint Paul
Counties Represented: Ramsey
Occupation: Physician
Party: Not Available
Committees:
Education and Science
Printing (Chair)
Railroads and Railroad Bonds Special (Chair)

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