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McInnis, Neil "Neill"

House 1895-96 (District 54)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Cook, Lake, St. Louis

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 1/6/1842 (uncertain)
Birth Place: Port Hastings, Nova Scotia
Birth County:
Birth Country: Canada
Date of Death: ??/??/1916
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names: Neill
City of Residence (when first elected): Tower
Occupation (when first elected): Mining Superintendent

EDUCATION

Nova Scotia Common Schools, Canada; At Least Elementary School;

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Municipal Council/Aldermen: Tower and Virginia, Minnesota (City Council, Member); 18?? to 18??
Municipal Government: Tower and Virginia, Minnesota (Village Treasurer); 18?? to 18??
School Board/Administration: Tower and Virginia, Minnesota (School Board, Member); 18?? to 18??

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

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

GENERAL NOTES

Toensing lists his first name as Neill. The Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1895; and Collections of the Minnesota Historical Society, Volume XIV, Minnesota Biographies 1655-1912 list Neil.

Toensing lists his birth year as 1842. Collections of the Minnesota Historical Society, Volume XIV, Minnesota Biographies 1655-1912 lists 1841.

He came to the United States in 1867. He moved to Minnesota in 1871. He moved to Tower, St. Louis County, Minnesota in July 1884.

Total Days Served: 728

SESSIONS SERVED

29th Legislative Session (1895-1896)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 54
Elected: 11/6/1894
Residence: Tower
Term of Office: 1/8/1895 to 1/4/1897
Counties Represented: Cook, Lake, St. Louis
Occupation: Mining Superintendent
Party: Republican
Committees:
  • Census
  • Forestry and Fire Protection
  • Mines and Minerals (Chair)
  • Public Lands
  • Taxes and Tax Laws
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