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Dewey, John J. "J.J."

Territorial House 1849 (District 3)

Party when first elected:  Not Available

Counties Served:  Ramsey

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth:
Birth Place: New York
Birth County:
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: 4/1/1891
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names: J.J.
Alternate Spelling of Last Name: Duvey
City of Residence (when first elected): Saint Paul
Occupation (when first elected): Physician, First One in St. Paul/Druggist, First One in Minnesota

EDUCATION

Albany Medical College, New York; Medical Degree;

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

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GENERAL NOTES

Toensing, Minnesota in Three Centuries, and the Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1889 list his last name as Dewey. History of Minnesota and Tales of the Frontier, 1900 lists Duvey.

He came to St. Paul, Minnesota in 1847.

His brother, Nelson Dewey was Governor of Wisconsin.

He died in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Total Days Served: 485

SESSIONS SERVED

1st Territorial Legislative Session (1849)

  Session Details
Body: Territorial House
District: 03
Elected: 8/1/1849
Residence: Saint Paul
Term of Office: 9/3/1849 to 12/31/1850
Counties Represented: Ramsey
Occupation: Physician, First One in St. Paul/Druggist, First One in Minnesota
Party: Not Available
Committees:
  • Elections
  • Finance
  • Internal Improvements
  • Territorial Expenditures Joint
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