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Sloan, David T. "D.T."

Territorial House 1851 (District 6)

Party when first elected:  Not Available

Counties Served:  Benton, Mahkahto (defunct), Pembina (defunct), Wahnahta (defunct)

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1815 (uncertain)
Birth Place: , New York
Birth County:
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion:
Other Names: D.T.
City of Residence (when first elected): Buckman
Occupation (when first elected): None Listed

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GENERAL NOTES

Minnesota in Three Centuries states that he was around 36 years old. So he must have been born around 1815.

Minnesota in Three Centuries lists Little Rock, Minnesota as his place of residence. That was a village in Buckman Township.

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: 06
Elected: 9/2/1850
Residence: Buckman
Term of Office: 1/1/1851 to 3/29/1851 (unfinished term)
Counties Represented: Benton, Mahkahto (defunct), Pembina (defunct), Wahnahta (defunct)
Occupation: None Listed
Party: Not Available
Committees:
  • Roads
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.