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Briggs, Henry R.

House 1897-98 (District 1)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Houston

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1848
Birth Place: Desplain, Illinois
Birth County: Cook
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Houston
Occupation (when first elected): Farmer/Miller

EDUCATION

Common Schools; At Least Elementary School;

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Judge: Houston, Minnesota (Justice of the Peace, 10 years); 18?? to 18??
County Board/Commissioner: Houston County, Minnesota (Board of County Commissioners, Member, 4 years); 18?? to 18??
County Government: Houston County, Minnesota (Assessor, 5 years); 18?? to 18??

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

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

GENERAL NOTES

He came to Houston, Houston County, Minnesota in June 1864.

Total Days Served: 728

SESSIONS SERVED

30th Legislative Session (1897-1898)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 01
Elected: 11/3/1896
Residence: Houston
Term of Office: 1/5/1897 to 1/2/1899
Counties Represented: Houston
Occupation: Farmer/Miller
Party: Republican
Committees:
  • General Legislation
  • Grain and Warehouse
  • Public Accounts and Expenditures
  • State Training School
  • University and University Lands
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