Purdie, Thomas W. "T.W."
House 1859-60 (District 14); House 1878 (District 5)
Party when first elected: Not Available
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Reported Minority: None Reported
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Single (when first elected); Tillie Louise Crandal (married on December 18, 1860; family members list his marriage year as 1860, the 1911 History of Freeborn County lists 1859)
Four children: Jane, Margaret, David, and Marion
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Toensing lists his birth year as 1835, the 1911 History of Freeborn County lists 1829, family members list 1828.
He came to Minnesota in 1857.
He was listed as a Republican on the list of members posted after the 1877 election. ("The Next Legislature." St. Paul Pioneer Press, November 10, 1877)
Term of Office: 1/8/1878 to 1/6/1879
Party Notes: He was listed as a Republican on the list of members posted after the 1877 election. ("The Next Legislature." St. Paul Pioneer Press, November 10, 1877)
Rules and Joint Rules
Term of Office: 12/7/1859 to 1/7/1861
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