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Swain, Joseph Chipman "J.C."

House 1873 (District 19); House 1889-90 (District 19)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Le Sueur

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1824
Birth Place: Pennsylvania
Birth County: Bradford
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names: J.C.
City of Residence (when first elected): Elysian
Occupation (when first elected): Farmer

EDUCATION

Common Schools; At Least Elementary School;

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

County Board/Commissioner: Le Sueur, Minnesota (County Commissioner); 18?? to 18??
Municipal Government: Elysian, Minnesota (Town Assessor); 18?? to 18??

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

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

GENERAL NOTES

The Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1889 lists his place of birth as Bradford County, Pennsylvania. The Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1873 lists Prussia.

He moved to Elysian, Minnesota in 1856.

His party affiliation when first elected was provided by The Fifteenth Legislature of Minnesota, 1873.

Total Days Served: 1092

SESSIONS SERVED

26th Legislative Session (1889-1890)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 19
Elected: 11/6/1888
Residence: Elysian
Term of Office: 1/8/1889 to 1/5/1891
Counties Represented: Le Sueur
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Republican
Committees:
  • Agriculture and Manufactures
  • School for Defectives

15th Legislative Session (1873)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 19
Elected: 11/5/1872
Residence: Elysian
Term of Office: 1/7/1873 to 1/5/1874
Counties Represented: Le Sueur
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Republican Party Notes: His party affiliation was provided by The Fifteenth Legislature of Minnesota, 1873.
Committees:
  • Public Lands
  • Rules and Joint Rules