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Stewart, Jacob Henry "J.H."



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Saint Paul, MN

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)

Total Days Served: 398

SESSIONS SERVED

Legislative Session: 2nd (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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