House 1907-10 (District 57)
Party when first elected: Republican
Grant, Stevens, Traverse
Date of Birth:
Parishville, New York
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Country District Schools; Elementary School;
Potsdam State Normal School, New York; College Graduate; Teaching, 1880
University of Michigan, Law Department, Ann Arbor, Michigan; LL.B.; 1885
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Stevens County, Minnesota (County Superintendent of Schools, 2 terms);
1886 to 18??
Stevens County, Minnesota;
1896 to 1908
Nellie M. Finney (married on June 27, 1888)
Four children: Clarence W., Ira E. (he died before his father served), and Ezra F. (sons); Agnes L. (daughter)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He was of English ancestry.
He was raised on a farm.
"In politics he has always been a Republican." (Progressive Men of Minnesota, 1897, p. 205)
He was a 32nd degree Scottish Rite Mason, a member and master of Golden Sheaf Lodge in Morris, Minnesota; a member and high priest of Mount Lebanon Royal Arch Chapter, a member and captain general of Bethel Commandery, and a member of the Shrine in St. Paul, Minnesota.
He attended the Congregational Church.
Religion provided by Progressive Men of Minnesota, 1897.