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Dunbar, William Franklin

Territorial House 1856 (District 8)

Party when first elected:  Not Available

Counties Served:  Fillmore, Houston, Mower

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 11/10/1820 (uncertain)
Birth Place: Westerly, Rhode Island
Birth County:
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Caledonia
Occupation (when first elected): Farmer

EDUCATION

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

State Auditor: Minnesota (He was the First State Auditor); 05/24/1858 to 01/1861 [Elected]

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

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

GENERAL NOTES

The History of Minnesota: from the French Explorations to the Present Time, 1873 lists him as being 31 years old in 1856. Minnesota Place Names lists his birth year as 1820.

He came to Minnesota in 1854.

He died in Caledonia, Minnesota.

Total Days Served: 371

SESSIONS SERVED

7th Territorial Legislative Session (1856)

  Session Details
Body: Territorial House
District: 08
Elected: 10/9/1855
Residence: Caledonia
Term of Office: 1/2/1856 to 1/6/1857
Counties Represented: Fillmore, Houston, Mower
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Not Available
Committees:
  • Printing (Chair)