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Benz, George

House 1873-75 (District 24)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Ramsey

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1838
Birth Place:
Birth County:
Birth Country: Germany
Date of Death: ??/??/1908
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Saint Paul
Occupation (when first elected): Merchant, Wholesale Liquor Dealer

EDUCATION

Private Schools; At Least Elementary School; Prepared for a Teacher

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

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

GENERAL NOTES

He came to the United States in 1854 and settled in Chicago, Illinois. He moved to Minnesota in 1856.

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

Total Days Served: 1092

SESSIONS SERVED

17th Legislative Session (1875)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 24
Elected: 11/3/1874
Residence: Saint Paul
Term of Office: 1/5/1875 to 1/3/1876
Counties Represented: Ramsey
Occupation: Merchant
Party: Not Available
Committees:
  • Immigration
  • Public Buildings (Chair)
  • Ways and Means

16th Legislative Session (1874)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 24
Elected: 11/4/1873
Residence: Saint Paul
Term of Office: 1/6/1874 to 1/4/1875
Counties Represented: Ramsey
Occupation: Merchant
Party: Not Available
Committees:
  • Public Buildings (Chair)
  • Ways and Means

15th Legislative Session (1873)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 24
Elected: 11/5/1872
Residence: Saint Paul
Term of Office: 1/7/1873 to 1/5/1874
Counties Represented: Ramsey
Occupation: Merchant, Wholesale Liquor Dealer
Party: Republican Party Notes: His party affiliation was provided by The Fifteenth Legislature of Minnesota, 1873.
Committees:
  • Public Buildings (Chair)
  • Railroads