Democratic Constitutional Convention 1857 (District 7); Senate 1864-65 (District 3)
Party when first elected: Democratic
Aitkin, Andy Johnson (defunct), Becker, Breckenridge (defunct), Buchanan (defunct), Carlton, Cass, Crow Wing, Douglas, Itasca, Lake, Morrison, Otter Tail, Pembina (defunct), Polk, St. Louis, Stearns, Todd, Wadena
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Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Studied Law; Admitted to the Bar, 1846
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
United States Army (Mexican War);
184? to 184?
Ramsey County, Minnesota (County Commissioner);
1852 to 1855
Territorial Democratic Constitutional Convention:
7th Council District, Minnesota Territory;
07/13/1857 to 08/29/1857
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
John L. Wilson
The Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1865 lists New Jersey as his birth place. Progressive Men of Minnesota, 1897 lists Columbia Falls, Maine.
He moved to New York in 1833. He then moved to Illinois in 1845. He came to St. Anthony Falls, Minnesota on April 19, 1850.
"Since that time he has been a delegate to most of the Democratic state and congressional conventions." (Progressive Men of Minnesota, 1897, p. 286)