Term of Office: 1/30/1891 to 1/7/1895
Occupation: Lumbering Business; J.S. and John O'Brien, Log and Lumber Firm/President; Minnesota Mercantile Company, Stillwater/Former President, Lumbermen's Board of Trade, Stillwater
Logs and Lumber (Chair)
Jasper N. Searles received a certificate of election from the 1890 elections and was sworn in on the first day of Session, January 6, 1891. However the seat was contested by James S. O'Brien. The Senate passed a resolution on January 29, 1891 declaring James S. O'Brien legally elected and thus entitled to the seat. James S. O'Brien is first listed in the Minnesota Journal of the Senate roll call on January 30, 1891.