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Rauch, Charles

House 1857-58 (District 2)

Party when first elected:  Democratic

Counties Served:  Ramsey

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1812
Birth Place:
Birth County:
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Date of Death: ??/??/1875
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Saint Paul
Occupation (when first elected): None Listed

EDUCATION

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Municipal Council/Aldermen: St. Paul, Minnesota (City Council); 1856 to 1856

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

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Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He was listed as a Democratic party candidate in the 1857 election. (A History of the City of St. Paul to 1875, 1983 edition, by J. Fletcher Williams, p. 382)

Total Days Served: 735

SESSIONS SERVED

1st Legislative Session (1857-1858)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 02
Elected: 10/13/1857
Residence: Saint Paul
Term of Office: 12/2/1857 to 12/6/1859
Counties Represented: Ramsey
Occupation: None Listed
Party: Democratic Party Notes: He was listed as a Democratic party candidate in the 1857 election. (A History of the City of St. Paul to 1875, 1983 edition, by J. Fletcher Williams, p. 382)
Committees:
  • State Prison
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
Charles Rauch of St. Paul, member of the First State Legislature (ca. 1858) From the Minnesota Historical Society's Visual Resources Database