House 1903-06 (District 19); Senate 1907-14 (District 19)
Party when first elected: Republican
Common Schools; At Least Elementary School; Mankato Normal School; Attended College; 1882-1885Teaching certificate; Studied Law; Admitted to the Bar, 1891
Stella Porter (married in 1895)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He came to Minnesota in 1881. He lived in Lamberton, Minnesota then moved to Redwood Falls, Minnesota in 1910.He was an attorney and land agent for the Chicago Northwestern Railroad in southern Minnesota.He was a member of the Masonic Lodge, the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Knights of Pythias, and Modern Woodmen.He died in Redwood Falls, Minnesota. His funeral was held in the Presbyterian Church in Redwood Falls, Minnesota. He was buried in Redwood Falls Cemetery.His great nephew supplied information about his connection to Miles Porter, his occupation details, his wife's name, and the year of his marriage.Religion provided by the Minnesota Journal of the Senate, April 8, 1953, p. 1574.
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