Residence: Saint Paul
Term of Office: 12/7/1859 to 1/7/1861
Occupation: Laborer/Former Lawyer/Former Editor; Cincinnatti Enquirer and Mount Vernon Banner Newspapers, Ohio/Founder, Minnesota Democrat Newspaper
Party Notes: His party affiliation was provided by Minnesota in Three Centuries.
"I was a Republican member of the House, having been elected from St. Paul in the Second representative district. My colleagues from that district were Henry Acker, John B. Oliver, Oscar Stephenson, George Mitsch, and D. A. Robertson. Mr. Acker and myself were the only two Republicans in the House from Ramsey." (Sanborn, Gen. John B. "The Work of the Second Legislature, 1859-60." Collections of the Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul: the Society, 1905, Vol. 10, Part 2, p. 621)