House 1903-04 (District 2)
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):
Newspaper Editor, Winona Republican Newspaper
Schools in Scotland; At Least Elementary School; Academic Education, Common Schools
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Winona, Minnesota (Appointed by President Ulysses S. Grant);
1869 to 1877
Winona, Minnesota (Appointed by President Harrison);
1889 to 1893
Melissa J. Briggs (married August 26, 1855)
Three children: Mrs. William E. Smith, Jessie, and Fanny (daughters)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He came to America in 1849 and settled in Conneautville, Pennsylvania. He moved to Winona, Minnesota on June 1, 1856.
"Mr. Sinclair has been affiliated with the Republican party ever since its organization..." ( Progressive Men of Minnesota, 1897, p. 137)
He wasn't a member but he attended the Congregational Church.
Religion provided by Progressive Men of Minnesota, 1897.