House 1872-75 (District 26); House 1877 (District 26); House 1881-82 (District 26); House 1883-84 (District 29)
Party when first elected: Republican
Maine Public Schools; Elementary School; Kent's Hill Academy, Maine; Secondary; Maine Wesleyan Seminary, Kents Hill, Maine; Postsecondary;
Amerette J. Thomas (married in 1855, she died in 1892)
One child: (daughter)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He moved to Bangor, Maine in 1853. He came to Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1856. He moved to St. Anthony, Minnesota in 1859. He moved to St. Peter, Minnesota in 1867. He came to Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1869. Biographical Sketches of the Officers of the State Government of Minnesota and of the 19th Minnesota State Legislature by C.L. Hall, 1877 says he moved to St. Anthony, Minnesota in 1856, moved to St. Peter in 1857, and moved to Minneapolis in 1859. Progressive Men of Minnesota, 1897 says he moved to St. Anthony, Minnesota in the Summer of 1856.He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the United States House of Representatives in 1902."Through all his years as a private citizen and in official affairs, Mr. Fletcher has been uncompromising in his alliance to the cause of the republican party..." (Castle, Hanry Anson. Minnesota, Its Story and Biography, Volume 3, 1915, p. 1484)He is listed as a Republican in The Book of Minnesotans: a Biographical Dictionary of Leading Living Men of Minnesota, 1907, p. 165.He died in Atlanta, Georgia. He was buried in Lakewood Cemetery in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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