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Campbell, George W. "Geo."

House 1857-58 (District 1)

Party when first elected:  Not Available

Counties Served:  Washington

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1810
Birth Place: Canton, New York
Birth County:
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: ??/??/1887
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names: Geo.
City of Residence (when first elected): Point Douglas
Occupation (when first elected): Farming/Lumbering

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GENERAL NOTES

He came to Minnesota in 1848.

Toensing lists Denmark as his city when elected, but that was a township. According to Holcombe, R.J. "Minnesota in Three Centuries" he was from Point Douglas.

Total Days Served: 735

SESSIONS SERVED

1st Legislative Session (1857-1858)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 01
Elected: 10/13/1857
Residence: Point Douglas
Term of Office: 12/2/1857 to 12/6/1859
Counties Represented: Washington
Occupation: Farming/Lumbering
Party: Not Available
Committees:
  • Printing
Session Notes: He was sworn in on December 3, 1857. An 1858-59 session was not held due to the protracted session of 1857-58. (Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1872, p. 66) Thus, even though the first session was adjourned on August 12, 1858; the term end date for it is listed as the day before the second legislative session's start date.
Photographs
George W. Campbell of Point Douglas, member of the First State Legislature (ca. 1858) From the Minnesota Historical Society's Visual Resources Database