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Fiddes, Alexander "Alex"

House 1878 (District 38); House 1885-86 (District 6)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Cottonwood, Jackson, Martin, Murray, Nobles, Pipestone, Rock

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1840
Birth Place:
Birth County:
Birth Country: Scotland
Date of Death: ??/??/1926
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names: Alex
City of Residence (when first elected): Jackson
Occupation (when first elected): Merchant

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 1869.

He was listed as a Republican on the list of members posted after the 1877 election. ("The Next Legislature." St. Paul Pioneer Press, November 10, 1877)

Total Days Served: 1092

SESSIONS SERVED

24th Legislative Session (1885-1886)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 06
Elected: 11/4/1884
Residence: Jackson
Term of Office: 1/6/1885 to 1/3/1887
Counties Represented: Jackson, Martin
Occupation: Merchant
Party: Not Available
Committees:
  • Public Accounts and Expenditures
  • Towns and Counties (Chair)

20th Legislative Session (1878)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 38
Elected: 11/6/1877
Residence: Jackson
Term of Office: 1/8/1878 to 1/6/1879
Counties Represented: Cottonwood, Jackson, Murray, Nobles, Pipestone, Rock
Occupation: Merchant
Party: Republican Party Notes: He was listed as a Republican on the list of members posted after the 1877 election. ("The Next Legislature." St. Paul Pioneer Press, November 10, 1877)
Committees:
  • Joint Relief from Grasshopper Devastation Special
  • Railroads
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