Date of Birth:
Forestville, New York
Date of Death:
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City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Lawyer/Colonel/Former Editor; Red Wing Sentinel, Democratic Newspaper
Fredonia Academy, New York; Secondary; Graduate
Read Law; Offices of Future U.S. President Millard Fillmore and Haven, Buffalo, New York; Admitted to the Bar, 1851
Goodhue County, Minnesota (County Clerk);
??/??/18?? to ??/??/18??
Minnesota Territorial Council (Enrolling Clerk);
??/??/185? to ??/??/185?
Minnesota Territorial Council (Secretary of the Council);
??/??/1856 to ??/??/1856
1st Minnesota Voluntary Infantry, Company F (United States Civil War, Bull Run, Wounded in Chest and Right Foot, Battle at Gettysburg; Wounded in Left Shoulder at Glendale; Captain, when he first enlisted; Major, Lieutenant Colonel, Colonel, May 1863);
04/29/1861 to 05/05/1864
1st Minnesota Heavy Artillery (Colonel, Brevetted Brigadier General);
??/??/1865 to ??/??/1865
State Attorney General:
01/08/1866 to 01/??/1868
U.S. Executive Branch:
United States Land Office, Duluth, Minnesota (Register of Land Office, Federal Registrar, Appointed by President Cleveland);
??/??/1887 to ??/??/18??