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Gilman, David "Daniel"

Territorial House 1851 (District 6); Democratic Constitutional Convention 1857 (District 5)

Party when first elected:  Not Available

Counties Served:  Benton, Mahkahto (defunct), Pembina (defunct), Wahnahta (defunct)

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1812
Birth Place: ,
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Date of Death: ??/??/1885
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names: Daniel
City of Residence (when first elected): Watab
Occupation (when first elected): None Listed

EDUCATION

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Territorial Democratic Constitutional Convention: 5th Council District, Minnesota Territory; 07/13/1857 to 08/29/1857 [Elected]

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GENERAL NOTES

Minnesota Constitutional Debates, 1857 lists his first name as Daniel. Toensing and the Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1889 list David.

He and six other members of the House resigned in protest over the 1851 apportionment bill. They argued the census count was incorrect. For more information on the resignations, see Minnesota in Three Centuries, Vol. 2, p. 456 and the links in the Other Information section below.

Total Days Served: 88

SESSIONS SERVED

2nd Territorial Legislative Session (1851)

  Session Details
Body: Territorial House
District: 06
Elected: 9/2/1850
Residence: Watab
Term of Office: 1/1/1851 to 3/29/1851 (unfinished term)
Counties Represented: Benton, Mahkahto (defunct), Pembina (defunct), Wahnahta (defunct)
Occupation: None Listed
Party: Not Available
Committees:
  • Corporations
  • Elections
  • Internal Improvements
  • Roads
Reason for unfinished term: Resigned
Session Notes: He and six other members of the House resigned in protest over the 1851 apportionment bill. They argued the census count was incorrect. For more information on the resignations, see Minnesota in Three Centuries, Vol. 2, p. 456 and the links in the Other Information section below.