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Temple, Jonathan Peterson

House 1889-90 (District 20)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Rice

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1837
Birth Place: New York
Birth County: St. Lawrence
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: ??/??/1912
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Morristown
Occupation (when first elected): Farmer

EDUCATION

Common Schools; At Least Elementary School;

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Municipal Council/Aldermen: Morristown, Minnesota (Village Council, Chair, first one); 18?? to 18??
Municipal Government: Morristown, Minnesota (Town Clerk, several years); 18?? to 18??
Municipal Government: Morristown, Minnesota (Assessor, 4 years); 18?? to 18??
Municipal Board/Commission: Morristown, Minnesota (Board of Supervisors, Chair, 4 years); 18?? to 18??
Military: 85th Illinois Volunteer Infantry, Company C (United States Civil War; Wounded in Battle, Perryville, Kentucky); 08/1862 to 07/15/1865

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Diantha Osborn (married on January 1, 1861)
Children: Nine children: Ida, Arthur, Lewis, Irwin, Rollin, Vernon, Lewis, Cecil, and Judson
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Daniel F. Temple  - Brother
Judson C. Temple  - Son

GENERAL NOTES

He was of English ancestry.

He came to Minnesota in 1869.

Total Days Served: 728

SESSIONS SERVED

26th Legislative Session (1889-1890)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 20
Elected: 11/6/1888
Residence: Morristown
Term of Office: 1/8/1889 to 1/5/1891
Counties Represented: Rice
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Republican
Committees:
  • Enrollment
  • Railroads
  • Temperance
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