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Smith, Melville C.

Senate 1865 (District 10)

Party when first elected:  Not Available

Counties Served:  Wabasha

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 10/8/1833
Birth Place: Litchfield, New York
Birth County: Herkimer
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion:
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Lake City
Occupation (when first elected): Miscellaneous

EDUCATION

Clinton Liberal Institute, New York; Secondary;

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Orsena Fowler Smith
Children: One child: Delano (son)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Delano T. Smith  - Brother

GENERAL NOTES

He came to Minnesota in 1855.



Map of Lake City
Lake City, MN
Total Days Served: 735

SESSIONS SERVED

7th Legislative Session (1865)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 10
Elected: 11/8/1864
Residence: Lake City
Term of Office: 1/3/1865 to 1/7/1867
Counties Represented: Wabasha
Occupation: Miscellaneous
Party: Not Available
Committees:
  • Education
  • Engrossment (Chair)
  • Federal Relations
  • Towns and Counties (Chair)
No other information has been entered for this legislator.