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Humphrey, Philander P. "P.P., P.S."

Territorial Council 1857 (District 10)

Party when first elected:  Not Available

Counties Served:  Blue Earth, Brown, Faribault, Le Sueur, Nicollet, Pierce (defunct), Renville, Sibley, Steele

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1823
Birth Place: Torrington, Connecticut
Birth County:
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: 8/18/1862
Gender: Male
Religion:
Other Names: P.P., P.S.
City of Residence (when first elected): Oshawa
Occupation (when first elected): Physician

EDUCATION

Medical Degree; Graduated as a Physician

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Military: Lower Sioux Agency, Minnesota (War of 1862, Resident Government Physician to the Indians); 186? to 1862

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Married (she was killed in the Battle of Lower Sioux Agency by Sioux Indians along with her husband and 2 of their children)
Children: Three children: Johnnie (son); (2 of his children were killed in the Battle of Lower Sioux Agency by Sioux Indians, Johnnie escaped)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

Toensing lists his middle initial as S. The Minnesota Legislative Manual lists P.

He moved to Red Wing, Minnesota in 1852.

He was killed in the Battle of Lower Sioux Agency by Sioux Indians along with his wife and 2 of their children.



Map of Oshawa
Oshawa, MN
Total Days Served: 329

SESSIONS SERVED

8th Territorial Legislative Session (1857)

  Session Details
Body: Territorial Council
District: 10
Elected: 1/7/1857
Residence: Oshawa
Term of Office: 1/7/1857 to 12/1/1857 (Special Election)
Counties Represented: Blue Earth, Brown, Faribault, Le Sueur, Nicollet, Pierce (defunct), Renville, Sibley, Steele
Occupation: Physician
Party: Not Available
Committees:
  • Territorial Affairs
  • Territorial Expenditures
  • Territorial Roads (Chair)
Session Notes: His official term start date is uncertain due to the special election. The date listed is the first day of the 1857 territorial session. His election date is uncertain. He was elected to finish out Charles E. Flandrau's term. The date listed is the first day of the 1857 territorial session.
No other information has been entered for this legislator.