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Patch, Edward M.

Territorial House 1851 (District 5)

Party when first elected:  Not Available

Counties Served:  Dakota, Ramsey

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth:
Birth Place: , New York
Birth County:
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: ??/??/1913
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Saint Anthony Falls
Occupation (when first elected): Contractor/Builder

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GENERAL NOTES

He came to St. Anthony, Minnesota in 1847.

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: 05
Elected: 9/2/1850
Residence: Saint Anthony Falls
Term of Office: 1/1/1851 to 3/29/1851 (unfinished term)
Counties Represented: Dakota, Ramsey
Occupation: Contractor/Builder
Party: Not Available
Committees:
  • Finance
  • Internal Improvements
  • Printing
  • Public Buildings
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.