House 1907-10 (District 22)
Party when first elected: Republican
Date of Birth:
Waddington, New York
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Engaged in the Practice of Law
Potsdam State Normal and Training School, New York; College Graduate; June 29, 1880
Hamilton College, New York; College Graduate; June 16, 1884
Studied Law; Admitted to the New York Bar, November 19, 1886
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Frances Marie Phelps (married on June 1, 1893; she died on April 4, 1897); Evelyn McConnel (married on April 24, 1901)
One child: Madge Isabel (daughter, with his first wife, his daughter died before he took office)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He was of Irish ancestry.
He came to Fairfax, Minnesota in July 1890. He moved to Gibbon, Minnesota around 1891. He moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1897 and stayed for 8 months. He came to Morton, Minnesota in March 1898.
His middle name is listed as Afton in the Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1907.
Religion provided by The History of Renville County, Minnesota, 1916.