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Kinghorn, David

House 1857-58 (District 7)

Party when first elected:  Not Available

Counties Served:  Scott

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 10/8/1809
Birth Place: St. Vigeans,
Birth County:
Birth Country: Scotland
Date of Death: 4/24/1890
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Eagle Creek
Occupation (when first elected): Miller

EDUCATION

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Annie Pow (married in 1829)
Children: Six children. Agnes, and Jennet (daughters); George, John, William, and Robert P. (sons)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

His relative stated that Eagle Creek is now a part of Shakopee.

Family data, occupation, and birth country provided by his Great Great Granddaughter.

Total Days Served: 735

SESSIONS SERVED

1st Legislative Session (1857-1858)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 07
Elected: 10/13/1857
Residence: Eagle Creek
Term of Office: 12/2/1857 to 12/6/1859
Counties Represented: Scott
Occupation: Miller
Party: Not Available
Committees:
  • Federal Relations
  • Rules and Joint Rules (Chair)
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
David Kinghorn of Shakopee, member of the First State Legislature (ca. 1858) From the Minnesota Historical Society's Visual Resources Database