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Bixler, Moses

House 1859-60 (District 3)

Party when first elected:  Not Available

Counties Served:  Dakota

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1819 (uncertain)
Birth Place: Pennsylvania
Birth County:
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion:
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): West Saint Paul
Occupation (when first elected): Farmer

EDUCATION

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

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

GENERAL NOTES

He came to Minnesota in 1858.

Total Days Served: 375

SESSIONS SERVED

2nd Legislative Session (1859-1860)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 03
Elected: 10/11/1859
Residence: West Saint Paul
Term of Office: 12/30/1859 to 1/7/1861
Counties Represented: Dakota
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Not Available
Committees:
  • Retrenchment and Reform
  • State Affairs
  • University and University Lands
Session Notes: Ara Barton, Stephen Newell, and Michael Waldhier from District 3 were sworn in on the first day of session. Their elections were contested by Archibald M. Hayes, Moses Bixler, and Henry Caskey over charges of illegal votes. The House decided that Archibald M. Hayes, Moses Bixler, and Henry Caskey were the rightful holders of the seats.