House 1881-82 (District 30); Senate 1883-90 (District 39); Senate 1899-1902 (District 48)
Party when first elected: Not Available
Benton, Crow Wing, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Sherburne, Todd
Doylestown Public Schools, Pennsylvania; Secondary; Doylestown Normal Schools, Pennsylvania; Attended College;
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Minnesota Place Names lists his birth year as 1850. Toensing lists 1851. The Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1901 lists 1852. The Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1889 lists 1849.He came to Minnesota in 1872.He was one of the first settlers of the town of Buckman, Minnesota which was named after him. He moved to Little Falls, Minnesota in 1880.His farm was damaged by a cyclone in 1886.He served as a Republican Party member of the United States Congress.He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination to the United States House of Representatives in 1906.He died in a sanitarium in Battle Creek, Michigan and was buried at Oakland Cemetery in Little Falls, Minnesota.
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