Mary Fuller (married on November 21, 1881)
Four children: Madge, Saxe, Caroline, and W. Wayne
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Toensing and the Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1899 list his birth year as 1856. Progressive Men of Minnesota, and The Book of Minnesotans list 1855.
He was of Irish ancestry on his father's side.
He came to Viola Township, Olmsted County, Minnesota in 1860, with his parents. He moved to Rochester, Minnesota in 1872. He moved to Sleepy Eye, Minnesota around 1879.
"In politics he has always been a Republican..." (Progressive Men of Minnesota, 1897, p. 452)
He was a member of the Masons, Knights Templar, Zurah Temple, Mystic Shrine, and Odd Fellows.