House 1895-98 (District 46); Senate 1899-1902 (District 53)
Party when first elected: Republican
Crow Wing, Hubbard, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Todd, Wadena
Hightstown Classical and Scientific Institute, New Jersey; Secondary; Lewisburg University, Pennsylvania; Attended College; Studied Law;
Martha Hale (married in 1871)
Three children: Harvey and John (sons), (1 daughter)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He came to Minnesota in 1867 and settled in Todd County.He is identified as the Speaker of the House in 1895 in Toensing but other sources contradict that information. Toensing also lists Samuel R. Van Sant as the Speaker for 1895. The Minnesota Legislative Manuals, 1899 and 1901 also list him as Speaker of the House in 1897.