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Westcott, E. W.

House 1873 (District 11); House 1875 (District 11)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Dodge

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1838
Birth Place: New York
Birth County:
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
Alternate Spelling of Last Name: Wescott
City of Residence (when first elected): Concord
Occupation (when first elected): Farmer/Formerly Taught School/Photography Trade

EDUCATION

Academic Education; At Least Elementary School;

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Married
Children:
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

Toensing and The Fifteenth Legislature of Minnesota, 1873 list his last name as Westcott. The Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1875 lists both Wescott and Westcott. The Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1873 lists Wescott.

He came to Rochester, Minnesota in 1857. He moved to Dodge County, Minnesota in 1860.

His party affiliation was provided by The Fifteenth Legislature of Minnesota, 1873, p. 39.

Total Days Served: 728

SESSIONS SERVED

17th Legislative Session (1875)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 11
Elected: 11/3/1874
Residence: Concord
Term of Office: 1/5/1875 to 1/3/1876
Counties Represented: Dodge
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Not Available
Committees:
  • Deaf, Dumb and Blind Institute
  • Enrollment
  • Rules and Joint Rules (Chair)

15th Legislative Session (1873)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 11
Elected: 11/5/1872
Residence: Concord
Term of Office: 1/7/1873 to 1/5/1874
Counties Represented: Dodge
Occupation: Farmer/Formerly Taught School/Photography Trade
Party: Republican Party Notes: His party affiliation was provided by The Fifteenth Legislature of Minnesota, 1873, p. 39.
Committees:
  • Agriculture and Manufactures (Chair)
  • Public Accounts and Expenditures