Senate 1864-68 (District 4); Senate 1871 (District 4); Senate 1873-75 (District 25)
Party when first elected: Not Available
Anoka, Benton, Hennepin, Isanti, Manomin (defunct), Mille Lacs, Sherburne
Date of Birth:
Sutton, New Hampshire
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: Not Reported
J.S., Jno. S.
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Common Schools; At Least Elementary School;
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Saint Anthony Village, Minnesota (City Council);
1858 to 1864
Organized Minnesota's 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Regiments; and Mounted Company (United States Civil War and Sioux Conflict);
1861 to 1862
Board of Regents:
University of Minnesota (President, after 1891; On March 27, 1895 He Was Made a Regent for Life by the Minnesota Legislature);
11/1863 to 10/18/1901
01/07/1876 to 01/10/1882
He was of English ancestry.
Toensing and the Governors of Minnesota list his birth year as 1827. The Fifteenth Legislature of Minnesota, St. Paul: Press Printing Company, 1873; Progressive Men of Minnesota, 1897, and Biographical Sketches of the Officers of the State Government of Minnesota and of the 19th Minnesota State Legislature by C.L. Hall, 1877 list 1828. The Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1867 lists him as being 39 years old.
He moved to Michigan in 1853. He came to St. Anthony, Minnesota in June 1855 or 1857.
He was elected Minnesota Governor as a Republican.
He became a Lumberman and Flour Miller in 1875.
He was one of the founders of Charles A. Pillsbury and Company.
He died in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
He was a member of the First Congregational Church of Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Religion provided by Progressive Men of Minnesota, 1897.