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Leavitt, Silas W.

Senate 1891-94 (District 39)

Party when first elected:  Democratic

Counties Served:  Meeker

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1843
Birth Place: Belmont, New Hampshire
Birth County:
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: ??/??/1939
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
Alternate Spelling of Last Name: Leavett
City of Residence (when first elected): Litchfield
Occupation (when first elected): Creamery

EDUCATION

Common Schools; At Least Elementary School;

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Judicial Administration: Meeker County, Minnesota (Clerk of District Court, 12 years); 18?? to 18??
Municipal Mayor: Litchfield, Minnesota (Village Mayor); 18?? to 18??
Municipal Council/Aldermen: Litchfield, Minnesota (Village Council); 18?? to 18??
School Board/Administration: Litchfield, Minnesota (Educational Board, President, 16 years); 18?? to 18??
Military: 15th New Hampshire Volunteers, Company A; 186? to 186?

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

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

GENERAL NOTES

Toensing, the Minnesota Journal of the Senate, 1893, and the Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1891 on p. 239 and p. 567 list his last name as Leavitt. The Minnesota Legislative Manuals, 1891 (p. 246) and 1893 list Leavett.

He came to Minnesota in 1868.

Total Days Served: 1463

SESSIONS SERVED

28th Legislative Session (1893-1894) (second half of Senate term)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 39
Elected: 11/4/1890
Residence: Litchfield
Term of Office: 1/6/1891 to 1/7/1895
Counties Represented: Meeker
Occupation: Lumber Business
Party: Democratic
Committees:
  • Drainage (Chair)
  • Judiciary
  • Manufactures
  • Public Lands
  • Railroads
  • Retrenchment and Reform

27th Legislative Session (1891-1892)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 39
Elected: 11/4/1890
Residence: Litchfield
Term of Office: 1/6/1891 to 1/7/1895
Counties Represented: Meeker
Occupation: Creamery
Party: Democratic
Committees:
  • Banks (Chair)
  • Grain and Warehouse
  • Manufactures
  • Public Lands
  • Railroads
  • Retrenchment and Reform
  • Roads and Bridges
  • State Prison
  • Taxes and Tax Laws
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