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Franklin, Benjamin

Senate 1868 (District 11)

Party when first elected:  Democratic

Counties Served:  Winona

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1822 (uncertain)
Birth Place: New York
Birth County:
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: ??/??/1868
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Winona
Occupation (when first elected): Lawyer

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 1858.

Total Days Served: 360

SESSIONS SERVED

10th Legislative Session (1868)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 11
Elected: 11/5/1867
Residence: Winona
Term of Office: 1/7/1868 to 12/31/1868 (unfinished term)
Counties Represented: Winona
Occupation: Lawyer
Party: Democratic
Committees:
  • Education
  • Finance
  • Railroads and Railroad Land Grants
  • Retrenchment and Reform
Reason for unfinished term: Death
Session Notes: He died while in office in 1868. Samuel B. Sheardown won the special election to finish his term. His term end date is uncertain due to the fact that his death date is unknown. The date listed is the last date of 1868.
No other information has been entered for this legislator.