Senate 1859-60 (District 1)
Party when first elected: Democratic
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
At Least Elementary School; Academic Education, Massachussetts
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Washington County, Minnesota (Commissioner in 1852, 1855, and 1856);
St. Croix County, Wisconsin Territory (County Commissioner and Treasurer);
1847 to ?
Washington County, Minnesota Territory (Treasurer);
1850 to ?
Board of Regents:
University of Minnesota (Regent, One of the First Ones);
02/1851 to 02/1859
Minnesota Territorial Auditor;
05/15/1853 to 01/17/1854
Stillwater, Minnesota (City Council);
1863 to 1865
Betsey D. Barlett (married in 1844)
Two children: Emma and Ella (daughters; Ella died in infancy)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He moved to Illinois in 1839. He then lived to St. Louis, Missouri. He came to Stillwater in 1844 and became the first merchant of that area.
He was elected a delegate to the 1864 Democratic National Convention.
He ran unsucessfully for the Minnesota Senate in 1860.
He died in Stillwater, Minnesota.
Term of Office: 12/7/1859 to 1/7/1861
Railroads and Railroad Bonds Special
No other information has been entered for this legislator.