Territorial Council 1852-55 (District 7)
Party when first elected: Not Available
Date of Birth:
Sorel/Chambly, Lower Canada
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Indian Trader/Fur Trader; Manager, American Fur Company, Northern Minnesota and Pembina Area
William Henry Grammar School, Canada; Elementary School;
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
St. Paul, Minnesota (City Council);
1856 to 1858
St. Paul, Minnesota (City Mayor);
1858 to 1858
Four children: John, Alfred, Norman, and Alexander (he served in the Manitoba Legislative Assembly from 1879-1883); (sons)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He came to the area that would become Minnesota in 1834 and lived at Fort Snelling until 1839. He moved to the northern Minnesota area and lived in Pembina. He moved to St. Paul, Minnesota in 1854 or 1855.
Kittson County, Minnesota was named after him.
He died on a train as he was returning to Minnesota from a trip to the Eastern United States.
The Catholic Cathedral of St. Paul, Minnesota now sits on his former home site.