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Mackintire, Edmund

House 1857-58 (District 10)

Party when first elected:  Not Available

Counties Served:  Houston

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 5/11/1811
Birth Place: Vermont
Birth County: Orange
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
Alternate Spelling of Last Name: McIntyre,McKintire
City of Residence (when first elected): Yucatan
Occupation (when first elected): Flour Mill and Distillery Owner

EDUCATION

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Municipal Government: Houston, Minnesota (Township Supervisor, 1 term); 18?? to 18??
Judge: Yucatan, Minnesota (Justice of the Peace, several years); 185? to 18??

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GENERAL NOTES

He moved to Boston, Massachusetts when he was 14 years old. He moved to New Orleans, Louisiana in 1845. He moved to California in 1850. Around 1852 he returned to Dedham, Massachusetts. He moved to Yucatan, Houston County, Minnesota in 1855. He moved to Houston Township, Minnesota in 1861.

He bought and ran a stagecoach line from Boston to Dedham. Later he served as a railroad conductor between these two cities. He also worked in a hotel. In New Orleans he was involved in the mercantile business. He was involved with mining in California. He built a flour mill and distillery in Yucatan, Minnesota. He was involved in the hotel business and later farmed in Houston, Minnesota.

Total Days Served: 735

SESSIONS SERVED

1st Legislative Session (1857-1858)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 10
Elected: 10/13/1857
Residence: Yucatan
Term of Office: 12/2/1857 to 12/6/1859
Counties Represented: Houston
Occupation: Flour Mill and Distillery Owner
Party: Not Available
Committees:
  • Elections
Session Notes: He was sworn in on December 3, 1857. An 1858-59 session was not held due to the protracted session of 1857-58. (Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1872, p. 66) Thus, even though the first session was adjourned on August 12, 1858; the term end date for it is listed as the day before the second legislative session's start date.
Photographs
Edmund McIntyre of Caladonia, member of the First State Legislature (ca. 1858) From the Minnesota Historical Society's Visual Resources Database