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Ames, Michael E.

Territorial House 1851 (District 2); Democratic Constitutional Convention 1857 (District 2)

Party when first elected:  Democratic

Counties Served:  Washington

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1822
Birth Place: Vermont
Birth County:
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: ??/??/1861
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Stillwater
Occupation (when first elected): Lawyer

EDUCATION

Common Schools; At Least Elementary School;
Studied Law;

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Territorial Democratic Constitutional Convention: 2nd Council District, Minnesota Territory; 07/13/1857 to 08/29/1857 [Elected]

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

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GENERAL NOTES

He came to Stillwater, Minnesota in 1849. He moved to St. Paul, Minnesota around 1853.

His party affiliation was provided by Decline of the Second Party System by Steven J. Kellior.

He died in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Total Days Served: 371

SESSIONS SERVED

2nd Territorial Legislative Session (1851)

  Session Details
Body: Territorial House
District: 02
Elected: 9/2/1850
Residence: Stillwater
Term of Office: 1/1/1851 to 1/6/1852
Counties Represented: Washington
Occupation: Lawyer
Party: Democratic Party Notes: His party affiliation was provided by Decline of the Second Party System by Steven J. Kellior.
Committees:
Leadership Position: Speaker of the Territorial House
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