House 1857-58 (District 18); House 1865 (District 19); Senate 1872-73 (District 36); Senate 1876-77 (District 36)
Party when first elected: Democratic
Brown, Davis (defunct), McLeod, Nicollet, Pierce (defunct), Renville, Sibley, Watonwan
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
Evangelical Free Christian
Reported Minority: Not Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Former Mercantile Business, St. Paul
Academic Education; At Least Elementary School;
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Henderson, Minnesota (City Mayor);
1??? to 1???
02/25/1856 to 04/12/1861
Sibley County, Minnesota (County Commissioner, Chair);
01/1865 to 01/1868
2nd Congressional District, Minnesota;
03/04/1879 to 03/03/1881
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He came to Burlington, Iowa in 1848. He came to St. Paul, Minnesota in May 1853 and moved to Mankato, Minnesota, then returned to St. Paul. He moved to Henderson, Minnesota in August 1854.
"His political aspirations run on the Democratic side of the chasm." (Biographical Sketches of the Officers of the State Government of Minnesota and of the 19th Minnesota State Legislature, by C.L. Hall, 1877, p. 19)
He is identified as a Democrat in Minnesota in Three Centuries' section on the 14th Legislature (1872).
He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the United States House of Representatives in 1880.
He was an unsuccessful candidate for Minnesota Treasurer.
Religion provided by Biographical Sketches of the Officers of the State Government of Minnesota and of the 19th Minnesota State Legislature, by C.L. Hall, 1877.