Skip to main content Skip to office menu Skip to footer
Minnesota Legislature
Skip Navigation Links > > >

Howard, John R.

House 1907-08 (District 54)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Stearns

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 9/6/1840 (uncertain)
Birth Place: Winthrop, Maine
Birth County:
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: ??/??/1933 (uncertain)
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Sauk Centre
Occupation (when first elected): None Listed

EDUCATION

Winthrop Public Schools, Maine; Elementary School;
Towle Academy, Maine; Secondary;

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Military: Minnesota Cavalry, 2nd Regiment, Company E (2nd Lieutenant; 186? to 11/1865
State Legislative Staff: Minnesota House of Representatives (2nd Assistant Clerk of the House); 1876 to 1876
State Legislative Staff: Minnesota House of Representatives (Reading Clerk of the House); 1877 to 1880
State Legislative Staff: Minnesota House of Representatives (Chief Clerk of the House); 1881 to 1888 [Elected]

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Married
Children:
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

Toensing lists his birth year as 1841. The Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1907 lists 1840.

He moved West in 1858. He came to Blue Earth County, Minnesota in 1860. He moved to Sauk Center in November 1865.

Total Days Served: 728

SESSIONS SERVED

35th Legislative Session (1907-1908)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 54
Elected: 11/6/1906
Residence: Sauk Centre
Term of Office: 1/8/1907 to 1/4/1909
Counties Represented: Stearns
Occupation: None Listed
Party: Republican
Committees:
  • Drainage
  • Forestry
  • Roads and Bridges (Chair)
  • Sleeping Car and Private Car Lines
  • Soldiers Home
  • State School at Owatonna and Agricultural School
No other information has been entered for this legislator.