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Stewart, Jacob Henry "J.H."

Senate 1859-60 (District 2)

Party when first elected:  Not Available

Counties Served:  Ramsey

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 1/15/1829
Birth Place: Clermont, New York
Birth County: Columbia
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: 8/25/1884
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names: J.H.
City of Residence (when first elected): Saint Paul
Occupation (when first elected): Physician

EDUCATION

Phillips Academy, Peekskill, New York; Secondary;
Yale College; Attended College;
University Medical College of New York City; College Graduate; Medicine

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

State Agency: Minnesota Surgeon General; 1857 to 1863
School Board/Administration: St. Paul, Minnesota (Board of Education); 1858 to 1861
Military: Union Army, 1st Minnesota Regiment (United States Civil War/War of the Rebellion, Surgeon); 1861 to 18??
Municipal Mayor: Saint Paul, Minnesota (City Mayor); 1864 to 1864
Postmaster: St. Paul, Minnesota; 03/14/1865 to 05/04/1870
Municipal Mayor: Saint Paul, Minnesota (City Mayor); 1868 to 1868
Municipal Mayor: Saint Paul, Minnesota (City Mayor); 1872 to 1875
U.S. Representative: 3rd Congressional District, Minnesota; 03/04/1877 to 03/03/1879 [Elected]

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

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

GENERAL NOTES

He came to St. Paul, Minnesota in 1855.

He was a member of the Republican Party when he was elected to the United States Congress. (Biographical Directory of the United States Congress)

Total Days Served: 398

SESSIONS SERVED

2nd Legislative Session (1859-1860)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 02
Elected: 10/11/1859
Residence: Saint Paul
Term of Office: 12/7/1859 to 1/7/1861
Counties Represented: Ramsey
Occupation: Physician
Party: Not Available
Committees:
  • Education and Science
  • Printing (Chair)
  • Railroads and Railroad Bonds Special (Chair)