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Phelps, Boyd

Republican Constitutional Convention 1857 (District 8); Senate 1857-58 (District 13)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Dodge, Mower

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1804
Birth Place: North Carolina
Birth County:
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: ??/??/1886
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Elkhorn
Occupation (when first elected): Farmer

EDUCATION

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Territorial Republican Constitutional Convention: 8th Council District, Minnesota Territory; 07/13/1857 to 08/29/1857

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

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

GENERAL NOTES

His party affiliation was provided by Minnesota in Three Centuries.

Total Days Served: 735

SESSIONS SERVED

1st Legislative Session (1857-1858)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 13
Elected: 10/13/1857
Residence: Elkhorn
Term of Office: 12/2/1857 to 12/6/1859
Counties Represented: Dodge, Mower
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Republican Party Notes: His party affiliation was provided by Minnesota in Three Centuries.
Committees:
  • Engrossment
  • Public Lands
  • Towns and Counties
Session Notes: He was sworn in on December 7, 1857 and subscribed to the oath of office on December 8, 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.
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