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Dugas, William

Territorial House 1849 (District 5)

Party when first elected:  Democratic

Counties Served:  Dakota, Ramsey

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1809
Birth Place: Lower Canada
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Birth Country: Canada
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Little Canada
Occupation (when first elected): Farmer/Former Millwright, Erected the First Saw Mill in St. Paul

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GENERAL NOTES

He was of French Canadian ancestry.

He came to St. Paul, Minnesota in 1844. He moved to Little Canada, Minnesota around 1847. He moved to the Crow River Valley in 1853.

His party affiliation was taken from The History of Minnesota: from the French Explorations to the Present Time, 1873. In there it states that on October 20, 1849 the first Minnesota Democratic Party convention was held. He was listed as one of the Vice-Presidents.

He died in the Crow River Valley.

Total Days Served: 485

SESSIONS SERVED

1st Territorial Legislative Session (1849)

  Session Details
Body: Territorial House
District: 05
Elected: 8/1/1849
Residence: Little Canada
Term of Office: 9/3/1849 to 12/31/1850
Counties Represented: Dakota, Ramsey
Occupation: Farmer/Former Millwright, Erected the First Saw Mill in St. Paul
Party: Democratic Party Notes: His party affiliation was taken from The History of Minnesota: from the French Explorations to the Present Time, 1873. In there it states that on October 20, 1849 the first Minnesota Democratic Party convention was held. He was listed as one of the Vice-Presidents.
Committees:
  • Roads
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