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Caskey, Henry

House 1860 (District 3)

Party when first elected:  Not Available

Counties Served:  Dakota

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1819 (uncertain)
Birth Place: New York
Birth County:
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion:
Other Names:
Alternate Spelling of Last Name: Caskie
City of Residence (when first elected): Lakeville
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 1855.

Total Days Served: 370

SESSIONS SERVED

2nd Legislative Session (1859-1860)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 03
Elected: 10/11/1859
Residence: Lakeville
Term of Office: 1/4/1860 to 1/7/1861
Counties Represented: Dakota
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Not Available
Committees:
  • Railroads and Railroad 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.