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Jenks, John E. "J.E."

House 1873 (District 32)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Wright

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1837
Birth Place: Illinois
Birth County:
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: ??/??/1916
Gender: Male
Religion:
Other Names: J.E.
City of Residence (when first elected): Cokato
Occupation (when first elected): Merchant/Agent, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad Company

EDUCATION

Common Schools; At Least Elementary School;

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Military: Army (3 years); 18?? to 18??

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

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

GENERAL NOTES

He came to St. Anthony, Minnesota in 1849. He later moved to a homestead in Wright County, Minnesota.

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

Total Days Served: 364

SESSIONS SERVED

15th Legislative Session (1873)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 32
Elected: 11/5/1872
Residence: Cokato
Term of Office: 1/7/1873 to 1/5/1874
Counties Represented: Wright
Occupation: Merchant/Agent, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad Company
Party: Republican Party Notes: His party affiliation was provided by The Fifteenth Legislature of Minnesota, 1873.
Committees:
  • Claims (Chair)
  • Public Lands