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Barto, Alphonso "A."

House 1872-73 (District 31)

Party when first elected:  Not Available

Counties Served:  Stearns

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 5/24/1834
Birth Place: Hinesburg, Vermont
Birth County:
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: 11/4/1899
Gender: Male
Religion:
Other Names: A.
Alternate Spelling of Last Name: Barton
City of Residence (when first elected): Sauk Centre
Occupation (when first elected): Lawyer

EDUCATION

Common Schools; At Least Elementary School;
Studied Law; With Mayborn and Brown, Geneva, Illinois

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

County Government: Stearns County, Minnesota (Treasurer); 18?? to 18??
Military: 52nd Illinois (Captain); 18?? to 18??
State Lieutenant Governor: Minnesota; 01/09/1874 to 01/07/1876

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Harriet E. Hitchcock (married in 1854); Charlotte "Lottie" A. Allen (married in 1866)
Children:
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

Toensing and the Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1873 list his last name as Barto. The Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1872 lists both Barto and Barton.

He came to Minnesota in 1869.

Total Days Served: 735

SESSIONS SERVED

15th Legislative Session (1873)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 31
Elected: 11/5/1872
Residence: Sauk Centre
Term of Office: 1/7/1873 to 1/5/1874
Counties Represented: Stearns
Occupation: Lawyer
Party: Republican Party Notes: His party affiliation was provided by The Fifteenth Legislature of Minnesota, 1873.
Committees:
  • Railroads
  • Soldiers Orphans (Chair)

14th Legislative Session (1872)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 31
Elected: 11/7/1871
Residence: Sauk Centre
Term of Office: 1/2/1872 to 1/6/1873
Counties Represented: Stearns
Occupation: Lawyer
Party: Not Available
Committees:
  • Education
  • State Prison (Chair)