House 1877-78 (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):
Chicago Academy, Illinois; At Least Elementary School;
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
15th Illinois Infantry (United States Civil War; Battles of Arkansas Post, Fort Pemberton, Mobile, Vicksburg; Mississippi Gunboat Flotilla, Master's Mate, 4th Master; U.S. Steamer, Chillicothe, 1st Lieutenant; Gulf Squadron, U.S. Steamer Cincinnati);
1862 to 05/18/65??
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He was born on the banks of the Clyde. He came to the United States in 1848, with his parents. They settled in Ulster County, New York. He moved to a farm near Chicago, Illinois in 1852. He went to Colorado to search for gold in 1859. He came to Minnesota in 1865.
"He is as true a Republican as his deeds are brilliant." (Biographical Sketches of the Officers of the State Government of Minnesota and the 19th Minnesota State Legislature by C.L. Hall, 1877, p. 47)