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Gibson, Otis W. "O.W."

Senate 1887-90 (District 3)

Party when first elected:  Democratic

Counties Served:  Mower

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1839
Birth Place: Wellsboro, Pennsylvania
Birth County:
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion:
Other Names: O.W.
City of Residence (when first elected): Austin
Occupation (when first elected): Physician

EDUCATION

Medical Degree; New York City, 1860

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Military: United States Armed Forces (United States Civil War?, Departments of the South and the East, Assistant Surgeon; Fort Lafayette, New York Harbor, Post Surgeon, last 2 years); 1861 to 1866
Municipal Mayor: Austin, Minnesota (City Mayor); 1888 to 18?? [Elected]

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

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

GENERAL NOTES

He came to Minnesota in 1867.

He was an unsuccessful candidate for the Minnesota Senate in the 1878 election.



Map of Austin
Austin, MN
Total Days Served: 1463

SESSIONS SERVED

26th Legislative Session (1889-1890) (second half of Senate term)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 03
Elected: 11/2/1886
Residence: Austin
Term of Office: 1/4/1887 to 1/5/1891
Counties Represented: Mower
Occupation: Practicing Medicine
Party: Democratic
Committees:
  • Deaf, Dumb and Blind
  • Geology and Natural History Survey
  • Hospitals for Insane
  • Railroads
  • Reapportionment Special

25th Legislative Session (1887-1888)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 03
Elected: 11/2/1886
Residence: Austin
Term of Office: 1/4/1887 to 1/5/1891
Counties Represented: Mower
Occupation: Physician
Party: Democratic
Committees:
  • Deaf, Dumb and Blind
  • Geological and Natural History and Survey
  • Library
  • Railroads
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