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Hixon, Daniel W. "D.W."

Senate 1887-90 (District 42)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Big Stone, Grant, Stevens, Traverse

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1843
Birth Place: Lowel, Iowa
Birth County:
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names: D.W.
Alternate Spelling of Last Name: Hixson
City of Residence (when first elected): Herman
Occupation (when first elected): Farmer

EDUCATION

Common Schools; At Least Elementary School;

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Military: 30th Iowa Infantry, Company C (United States Civil War; Battles of Chichasaw Bayou, Arkansas Post, Raymond, Jackson, Champion Hills, and Vicksburg; Wounded at Vicksburg and Discharged Due to His Wounds); 1862 to 1863

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Married
Children:
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

Toensing lists his last name as Hixson. The Minnesota Legislative Manuals, 1887 and 1889 list Hixon.

He came to Minnesota in 1882 or 1883.

Total Days Served: 1463

SESSIONS SERVED

26th Legislative Session (1889-1890) (second half of Senate term)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 42
Elected: 11/2/1886
Residence: Herman
Term of Office: 1/4/1887 to 1/5/1891
Counties Represented: Big Stone, Grant, Stevens, Traverse
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Republican
Committees:
  • Grain and Warehouse (Chair)
  • Library
  • Railroads
  • Retrenchment and Reform

25th Legislative Session (1887-1888)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 42
Elected: 11/2/1886
Residence: Herman
Term of Office: 1/4/1887 to 1/5/1891
Counties Represented: Big Stone, Grant, Stevens, Traverse
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Republican
Committees:
  • Grain and Warehouse (Chair)
  • Library
  • Railroads
  • Retrenchment and Reform
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