Senate 1895-98 (District 31); Senate 1899-1902 (District 40)
Party when first elected: Republican
Date of Birth:
Adams, New York
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Produce Commission Merchant
New York Common Schools; Elementary School;
New York Common Schools; Secondary; Until He Was 15 Years Old
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Minneapolis, Minnesota (City Council, 4th Ward, Member, 4 years; President, 2 years);
18?? to 18??
Lena Northey (married in 1876); Anna Keough (remarried in 1894)
Two children (with Lena?): (1 daughter, 1 son)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He came to Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1881.
"Mr. Potter is a Republican and takes an active interest in politics." (Progressive Men of Minnesota, 1897, p. 111)
He ran unsuccessfully as the Republican party endorsed candidate for Mayor of Minneapolis, Minnesota in the 1890 election.
He was a member of the Masons and the Knights of Pythias.