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Atherton, H. H.

Senate 1873-74 (District 11)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Dodge

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1832
Birth Place: Vermont
Birth County:
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion:
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Kasson
Occupation (when first elected): Merchant

EDUCATION

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Postmaster: Eyota, Minnesota; 18?? to 18?? [Appointed]

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

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

GENERAL NOTES

In one entry in the Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1874 it appears that an S was typed, then an H was typed over it for his first initial, making his first initial look like a B. Everywhere else H. is listed.

He moved to Wisconsin in 1853. He came to Minnesota in 1854. He was one of the first settlers in Elgin, Wabasha County, Minnesota. He moved to Eyota, Minnesota in 1859. He later moved to Kasson, Minnesota. (The Fifteenth Legislature of Minnesota. St. Paul: Press Printing Company, 1873)

His party affiliation when first elected was provided by The Fifteenth Legislature of Minnesota, 1873.

Total Days Served: 728

SESSIONS SERVED

16th Legislative Session (1874)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 11
Elected: 11/5/1872
Residence: Kasson
Term of Office: 1/7/1873 to 1/4/1875
Counties Represented: Dodge
Occupation: Merchant
Party: Not Available
Committees:
  • Banks (Chair)
  • Corporations
  • Deaf and Dumb
  • Library

15th Legislative Session (1873)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 11
Elected: 11/5/1872
Residence: Kasson
Term of Office: 1/7/1873 to 1/4/1875
Counties Represented: Dodge
Occupation: Merchant
Party: Republican Party Notes: His party affiliation was provided by The Fifteenth Legislature of Minnesota, 1873.
Committees:
  • Agriculture
  • Banks
  • Enrollment (Chair)