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Laing, George M.

House 1897-98 (District 8)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Cottonwood, Jackson

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1850
Birth Place: Dundas, Ontario
Birth County:
Birth Country: Canada
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Windom
Occupation (when first elected): Practicing Law

EDUCATION

Common Schools; At Least Elementary School;
University of Wisconsin, Law Department; Attended Law School;

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Judge: Cottonwood County, Minnesota (Probate Judge, 14 years); 18?? to 18??
Municipal Government: Windom, Minnesota (Village President); 18?? to 18??
Municipal Government: Windom, Minnesota (Village Recorder); 18?? to 18??
School Board/Administration: Windom, Minnesota (Board of Education, President, many years); 18?? to 18??
State Board/Commission/Council: Minnesota Probate Commission (Revise and Codify Minnesota Probate Laws); 1888 to 18?? [Appointed]

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

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

GENERAL NOTES

He moved to Windom, Minnesota in 1881.

Total Days Served: 728

SESSIONS SERVED

30th Legislative Session (1897-1898)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 08
Elected: 11/3/1896
Residence: Windom
Term of Office: 1/5/1897 to 1/2/1899
Counties Represented: Cottonwood, Jackson
Occupation: Practicing Law
Party: Republican
Committees:
  • Appropriations
  • Corporations Other Than Municipal
  • Education (Chair)
  • Judiciary
  • Taxes and Tax Laws
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