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Thornton, P(atrick?) H. "P.H."

House 1879-82 (District 21)

Party when first elected:  Not Available

Counties Served:  Scott

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1842
Birth Place:
Birth County:
Birth Country: Ireland
Date of Death: ??/??/1920 (uncertain)
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names: P.H.
City of Residence (when first elected): Spring Lake
Occupation (when first elected): Merchant

EDUCATION

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Married
Children: Had children: Joseph (son)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Joseph M. Thornton  - Son

GENERAL NOTES

He came to Minnesota in 1855.

Total Days Served: 1456

SESSIONS SERVED

22nd Legislative Session (1881-1882)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 21
Elected: 11/2/1880
Residence: Spring Lake
Term of Office: 1/4/1881 to 1/1/1883
Counties Represented: Scott
Occupation: Merchant
Party: Not Available
Committees:
  • Inebriate Asylum
  • Military Affairs
  • State Reform School
Session Notes: He was listed as being from Maple Glen which was a post office in Spring Lake, Scott County, Minnesota.

21st Legislative Session (1879-1880)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 21
Elected: 11/5/1878
Residence: Spring Lake
Term of Office: 1/7/1879 to 1/3/1881
Counties Represented: Scott
Occupation: Merchant
Party: Not Available
Committees:
  • Claims
  • Elections
Session Notes: He was listed as being from Maple Glen which was a post office in Spring Lake, Scott County, Minnesota. Toensing lists Maple Green(?).
No other information has been entered for this legislator.