Diment, James M. "J.M."
House 1889-1892 (District 12)
Party when first elected: Republican
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Miller, Member of Hastings and Diment Firm/Former Traveling Salesman, Grocery Firm/Former General Store Salesman
Wisconsin High Schools; Secondary;
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
1900 to 1913
Owatonna, Minnesota (City Mayor);
1916 to 07/16/1922
Olive Elizabeth Kimball (married on December 21, 1876; she died on July 21, 1922)
Two children: Winnifred (adopted daughter); Morton Kimball (son, he died when he was 18)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He was one of 13 children.
According to the Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1889, he came to Minnesota in 1871; however the Minnesota Legislative Manuals, 1889 and 1891, list that he came to Minnesota in 1879.
He was a Masonic Templar and was granted a life-time membership in the Eastern Star.
His funeral service was held in his home.
Birth date, birth place, Mason membership, family data, and death date provided by a relative.
Term of Office: 1/6/1891 to 1/2/1893
School for Defectives
Term of Office: 1/8/1889 to 1/5/1891
Occupation: Miller, Member of Hastings and Diment Firm/Former Traveling Salesman, Grocery Firm/Former General Store Salesman
State Public School (Chair)
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