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Davenport, Edward J.

House 1889-90 (District 30)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Hennepin

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1852
Birth Place: Middlebury, Vermont
Birth County:
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: ??/??/1930
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Minneapolis
Occupation (when first elected): Lawyer

EDUCATION

Middlebury College, Vermont; A.M.;
Studied Law; Admitted to the Bar, 1874

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Judicial Administration: Hennepin County District Court, Minnesota (Deputy Clerk of the District Court); 1871 to 1874
Judicial Administration: Minneapolis, Minnesota (Clerk of the Municipal Court); 1874 to 1877
Judicial Administration: Hennepin County District Court, Minnesota (Clerk of the District Court); 1880 to 1888 [Elected]

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Janie H. Taylor (granddaughter of President William H. Harrison, and first cousin of President Benjamin Harrison)
Children:
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He came to Minnesota in 1871.

Total Days Served: 728

SESSIONS SERVED

26th Legislative Session (1889-1890)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 30
Elected: 11/6/1888
Residence: Minneapolis
Term of Office: 1/8/1889 to 1/5/1891
Counties Represented: Hennepin
Occupation: Lawyer
Party: Republican
Committees:
  • Insurance
  • Joint University
  • Prison Labor
  • State Library (Chair)
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