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Gardner, Cephas

Territorial House 1854 (District 3)

Party when first elected:  Not Available

Counties Served:  Hennepin, Ramsey

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 10/9/1800
Birth Place: , New Hampshire
Birth County: Grafton
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: 1/26/1881
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Saint Anthony Falls
Occupation (when first elected): None Listed

EDUCATION

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Judge: Belvidere, Boone County, Illinois (Justice of the Peace, four years); [Dates Unknown]
County Government: Boone County, Illinois (Treasurer, four years); [Dates Unknown]
Municipal Government: Belvidere, Boone County, Illinois (Supervisor of the City); [Dates Unknown]

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Permelia (also knowns as Pamelia) Bodwell (married in 1824)
Children: Emeline Maloney Walker, Jane Waterman, Pamelia (or Pamela) Moulton, Mary Ann Tripp
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Lucius Campbell Walker  - Son-in-Law

GENERAL NOTES

History of Minnesota: from the French Explorations to the Present Time, 1873 lists him as being 53 years old in 1854. Thus he must have been born around 1801. His tombstone lists his birth year as 1800. He is buried in Belvidere Cemetery in Boone County, Illinois.

He lived in Minnesota for two years.

Total Days Served: 364

SESSIONS SERVED

5th Territorial Legislative Session (1854)

  Session Details
Body: Territorial House
District: 03
Elected: 10/12/1853
Residence: Saint Anthony Falls
Term of Office: 1/4/1854 to 1/2/1855
Counties Represented: Hennepin, Ramsey
Occupation: None Listed
Party: Not Available
Committees:
  • Engrossed Bills
  • Schools (Chair)
  • Territorial Expenditures