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Hayes, Archibald M. "A.M."

House 1859-60 (District 3); Senate 1861 (District 7)

Party when first elected:  Not Available

Counties Served:  Dakota

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1825
Birth Place: New Hampshire
Birth County:
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: ??/??/1868
Gender: Male
Religion:
Other Names: A.M.
City of Residence (when first elected): Hastings
Occupation (when first elected): Attorney

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 1854.

Total Days Served: 739

SESSIONS SERVED

3rd Legislative Session (1861)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 07
Elected: 11/6/1860
Residence: Hastings
Term of Office: 1/8/1861 to 1/6/1862
Counties Represented: Dakota
Occupation: Attorney
Party: Not Available
Committees:
  • Banks (Chair)
  • Elections
  • Engrossment
  • Ways and Means

2nd Legislative Session (1859-1860)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 03
Elected: 10/11/1859
Residence: Hastings
Term of Office: 12/30/1859 to 1/7/1861
Counties Represented: Dakota
Occupation: Attorney
Party: Not Available
Committees:
  • Currency
  • Schools and School Lands
  • University and University Lands
Session Notes: Ara Barton, Stephen Newell, and Michael Waldhier from District 3 were sworn in on the first day of session. Their elections were contested by Archibald M. Hayes, Moses Bixler, and Henry Caskey over charges of illegal votes. The House decided that Archibald M. Hayes, Moses Bixler, and Henry Caskey were the rightful holders of the seats.