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Tompkins, Elias

House 1878-80 (District 20)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Dakota

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1834
Birth Place: New York
Birth County:
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: ??/??/1913
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
Alternate Spelling of Last Name: Thompkins,Tomkins
City of Residence (when first elected): Rich Valley
Occupation (when first elected): Farmer

EDUCATION

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

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

GENERAL NOTES

Toensing, and the St. Paul Pioneer Press, November 10, 1877; list his last name as Tompkins. The Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1879 lists both Tompkins and Thompkins. The Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1878 lists both Tomkins and Tompkins.

He came to Minnesota in 1857.

He was listed as a Republican on the list of members posted after the 1877 election. ("The Next Legislature." St. Paul Pioneer Press, November 10, 1877)

Total Days Served: 1092

SESSIONS SERVED

21st Legislative Session (1879-1880)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 20
Elected: 11/5/1878
Residence: Rich Valley
Term of Office: 1/7/1879 to 1/3/1881
Counties Represented: Dakota
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Not Available
Committees:
  • Insurance Companies (Chair)
  • State Prison

20th Legislative Session (1878)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 20
Elected: 11/6/1877
Residence: Rich Valley
Term of Office: 1/8/1878 to 1/6/1879
Counties Represented: Dakota
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Republican Party Notes: He was listed as a Republican on the list of members posted after the 1877 election. ("The Next Legislature." St. Paul Pioneer Press, November 10, 1877)
Committees:
  • Banks
  • Tree Culture and Fuel
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