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Potter, William E. "W.E., Wm. E."

House 1870 (District 13); House 1876 (District 1); House 1883-84 (District 1)

Party when first elected:  Not Available

Counties Served:  Houston

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1822
Birth Place: Connecticut
Birth County:
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names: W.E., Wm. E.
City of Residence (when first elected): La Crescent
Occupation (when first elected): Farmer

EDUCATION

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

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

GENERAL NOTES

He came to Minnesota in 1862 or 1863.

Total Days Served: 1463

SESSIONS SERVED

23rd Legislative Session (1883-1884)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 01
Elected: 11/7/1882
Residence: La Crescent
Term of Office: 1/2/1883 to 1/5/1885
Counties Represented: Houston
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Not Available
Committees:
  • Incorporations
  • Mines and Minerals (Chair)
  • Railroads

18th Legislative Session (1876)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 01
Elected: 11/2/1875
Residence: La Crescent
Term of Office: 1/4/1876 to 1/1/1877
Counties Represented: Houston
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Not Available
Committees:
  • Agriculture and Manufactures (Chair)
  • State Reform School

12th Legislative Session (1870)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 13
Elected: 11/2/1869
Residence: La Crescent
Term of Office: 1/4/1870 to 1/2/1871
Counties Represented: Houston
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Not Available
Committees:
  • Military Affairs
  • Rules and Joint Rules
  • State Prison (Chair)
No other information has been entered for this legislator.