House 1889 (District 29)
Party when first elected: Republican
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Lawyer; Jelly, Hay, and Hull Law Firm
Charlestown Common Schools, Indiana; Elementary School;
Barnett Academy, Charlestown, Indiana; Secondary;
Studied Law; With Major Jonathan W. Gordon, Gordon, Lamb, and Sheppard, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1876; Admitted to the Bar, 1877
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
State Legislative Staff:
Indiana Legislature (Clerk);
1877 to 1877
Madison, Indiana (Prosecuting Attorney);
1881 to 1885
District of Minnesota;
12/17/1890 to 1894
U.S. Executive Branch:
United States Customs, Port of New York (Appointed by President Roosevelt, Appraiser);
1903 to 1923
Single (while in office); Eleonora Farquhar (married on November 4, 1891)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He was of Scottish and Irish ancestry.
He came to Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1886.
He was President of the Hennepin County Bar Association.
He was the delegate to the republican national convention in 1884 (Minneapolis Journal, February 21, 1933).
He was a member of the Masonic Fraternity and was a Knight Templar.