House 1871 (District 6); House 1872-73 (District 35); Senate 1883-86 (District 34)
Party when first elected: Not Available
Kandiyohi, McLeod, Meeker, Monongalia (defunct), Wright
Date of Birth:
Nunda, New York
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
W.H., Wm. H., Wm. B.
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Higher Schools; Secondary; Engineering and Surveying Studies
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Meeker County, Minnesota (County Treasurer);
1860 to 1862
Meeker County, Minnesota (County Surveyor);
1864 to 1870
U.S. Executive Branch:
United States Land Office, Benson, Minnesota (Receiver);
187? to 1???
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Toensing, the Fifteenth Legislature of Minnesota, 1873 and the Minnesota Legislative Manuals, 1871, 1873, 1883, and 1885 list his middle initial as H. Minnesota Place Names lists Henry. The Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1872 lists both H. and B.
He came to Minnesota in 1858. He moved to Litchfield, Minnesota in 1872.
He was one of the founders of Greenleaf Village, Meeker County, Minnesota. It was named for him. Greenleaf Lake in Meeker County was also named for him.