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Costello, William

Territorial House 1857 (District 2)

Party when first elected:  Democratic

Counties Served:  Ramsey

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth:
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Date of Death: 7/11/1858 (uncertain)
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Saint Paul
Occupation (when first elected): None Listed

EDUCATION

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

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GENERAL NOTES

His city when elected is listed as Saint Paul followed by a question mark in Toensing.

Toensing lists his death date as 1870 with a question mark. A History of the City of St. Paul to 1875, 1983 edition, by J. Fletcher Williams, p. 387 lists July 11, 1858.

He is listed as a Democrat in the 1856 election. (A History of the City of St. Paul to 1875, 1983 edition, by J. Fletcher Williams, p. 366)

He died by drowning.

Total Days Served: 329

SESSIONS SERVED

8th Territorial Legislative Session (1857)

  Session Details
Body: Territorial House
District: 02
Elected: 10/14/1856
Residence: Saint Paul
Term of Office: 1/7/1857 to 12/1/1857
Counties Represented: Ramsey
Occupation: None Listed
Party: Democratic Party Notes: He is listed as a Democrat in the 1856 election. (A History of the City of St. Paul to 1875, 1983 edition, by J. Fletcher Williams, p. 366)
Committees:
  • University Lands
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