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Ives, Gideon Sprague "Gid S., G.S."

Senate 1887-90 (District 17)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Nicollet

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 1/19/1846
Birth Place: Dickinson, New York
Birth County: Franklin
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: 12/20/1927
Gender: Male
Religion:
Other Names: Gid S., G.S.
City of Residence (when first elected): Saint Peter
Occupation (when first elected): Lawyer

EDUCATION

University; Attended College;

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Municipal Government: St. Peter, Minnesota (City Clerk); 18?? to 18??
Municipal Attorney: St. Peter, Minnesota (City Attorney); 18?? to 18??
Military: 15th New York, Company H (United States Civil War?); 1864 to 186?
County Attorney: Nicollet County, Minnesota; 1874 to 1878
State Lieutenant Governor: Minnesota; 01/05/1891 to 01/03/1893

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

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

GENERAL NOTES

He came to Minnesota in 1871.

Total Days Served: 1463

SESSIONS SERVED

26th Legislative Session (1889-1890) (second half of Senate term)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 17
Elected: 11/2/1886
Residence: Saint Peter
Term of Office: 1/4/1887 to 1/5/1891
Counties Represented: Nicollet
Occupation: Lawyer
Party: Republican
Committees:
  • Corporations
  • Hospitals for Insane
  • Judiciary
  • Military Affairs (Chair)
  • Rules Special (Chair)
Leadership Position: President Pro Tempore

25th Legislative Session (1887-1888)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 17
Elected: 11/2/1886
Residence: Saint Peter
Term of Office: 1/4/1887 to 1/5/1891
Counties Represented: Nicollet
Occupation: Lawyer
Party: Republican
Committees:
  • Corporations
  • Hospital for Insane
  • Judiciary
  • Normal Schools (Chair)
  • Temperance Special