Territorial Council 1856-57 (District 2); House 1863 (District 21)
Party when first elected: Democratic
Troy Schools, New York; At Least Elementary School; Schuylerville Schools, New York; At Least Elementary School; Yale College; College Graduate; Entered in 1842; With High Honors, Mid 1840sStudied Law; Admitted to the Bar, 1849
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He was of Norman-French ancestry.He came to St. Paul, Minnesota in 1853."He took an active part in the ranks of the Democratic party." (Minnesota in Three Centuries, Vol. 2, p. 487)He was one of the members elected in the 1858 election to serve in the Minnesota House of Representatives in the 1858-1859 session. That session was never called. A note in the Legislative Manual for the State of Minnesota 1881 (p. 180) states that due to the protracted session of 1857-58 the winter of 1858-59 meeting of the legislature was unnecessary.He died in St. Paul, Minnesota.