Senate 1865-68 (District 18); House 1869 (District 21); Senate 1870-71 (District 21); Senate 1872-74 (District 33); House 1875 (District 33); House 1879-82 (District 33)
Party when first elected: Not Available
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Reported Minority: None Reported
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Occupation (when first elected):
Norwich University; Attended College;
Studied Law; Law Course with Horatio Seymour of Vemont; First Practiced in Wisconsin; Admitted to Practice, 1854
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Minnesota (District Prosecuting Attorney);
18?? to 18??
Carver County, Minnesota;
18?? to 18??
Army, 4th Minnesota Regiment (United States Civil War, Captain, Major, Commissioned Colonel of Heavy Artillery);
186? to 186?
Minnesota 4th Infantry (Captain, Major);
09/30/1861 to 09/03/1862
Minnesota 1st Heavy Artillery (Major, Lieutenant Colonel, Colonel);
11/25/1864 to 09/27/1865
7th Judicial District, Minnesota (Judge of Probate);
1885 to 1911
Married (when first elected); Widower (listed in 1873); Single (listed in 1874); Married (listed in 1875)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He was a member of the Democratic Party.
He came to Minnesota in 1857 and settled at Glencoe. He established the Glencoe Register with his brother. He moved to Chaska, Minnesota in the fall of 1857. (The Fifteenth Legislature of Minnesota. St. Paul: Press Printing Company, 1873)
Baxter Township, Minnesota was named for him.
He died at home in Fergus Falls, Minnesota and is buried in Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Chaska, MN.