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Potter, William A. "W.A."

House 1901-02 (District 14)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Cottonwood

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1839
Birth Place: Ohio
Birth County:
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: ??/??/1919
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names: W.A.
City of Residence (when first elected): Jeffers
Occupation (when first elected): Farmer

EDUCATION

Common Schools; At Least Elementary School;

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Municipal Government: (Held Numerous Town Offices); 1??? to 1???
Military: 180th Ohio Volunteers (United States Civil War/War of the Rebellion, Private, 1st Lieutenant); 186? to 186?

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

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

GENERAL NOTES

He moved to Minnesota in 1867. He lived in Dodge County, Minnesota for 7 years and in Brown County, Minnesota for 3 years before settling in Cottonwood County, Minnesota.

Total Days Served: 728

SESSIONS SERVED

32nd Legislative Session (1901-1902)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 14
Elected: 11/6/1900
Residence: Jeffers
Term of Office: 1/8/1901 to 1/5/1903
Counties Represented: Cottonwood
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Republican
Committees:
  • Prison Labor
  • State Library
  • State Normal Schools
  • State Prison and Reformatory
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