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Budd, Joesph Danly "J.D."

House 1903-04 (District 51)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Cook, Lake, St. Louis


Date of Birth: ??/??/1848
Birth Place: Lancaster, Wisconsin
Birth County: Grant
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names: J.D.
City of Residence (when first elected): Two Harbors
Occupation (when first elected): Physician/Surgeon


Wisconsin Public Schools; Elementary School;
Wisconsin Public Schools; Secondary; Graduate
Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin; M.S.; 1872
Medical College, Chicago, Illinois; M.D.; 1887
Medical College, St. Paul, Minnesota; M.D.; 1887


County Government: Lake County, Minnesota (County Coroner, 11 years); 18?? to 1???
County Government: Lake County, Minnesota (Health Officer, 13 years); 18?? to 1???
County Government: Lake County, Minnesota (County Physician, 14 years); 18?? to 1???
Municipal Government: Michigan (Town Treasurer); 18?? to 18??
School Board/Administration: Michigan (School Superintendent); 18?? to 18??
Military: 50th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry (United States Civil War); 1864 to 1865


Spouse: Margaret Carence (married in 1881)
Children: One child: Leila Marguerite
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:


He came to Two Harbors, Minnesota in 1889.

He built the Budd Hospital in Two Harbors, Minnesota. (Compendium of History and Biography of Central and Northern Minnesota. Chicago, Geo. A. Ogle & Co., 1904, page 187.)

Total Days Served: 728


33rd Legislative Session (1903-1904)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 51
Elected: 11/4/1902
Residence: Two Harbors
Term of Office: 1/6/1903 to 1/2/1905
Counties Represented: Cook, Lake, St. Louis
Occupation: Physician/Surgeon
Party: Republican
  • Forestry and Fire Protection
  • Game and Fish
  • Mines and Mining (Chair)
  • Public Health, Dairy and Food Products
  • Roads, Bridges and Navigable Streams
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