House 1857-58 (District 18); Senate 1859-60 (District 18); House 1862 (District 6); House 1876 (District 26)
Party when first elected: Not Available
Carver, Hennepin, Kandiyohi, McLeod, Meeker, Monongalia (defunct), Renville, Sibley, Wright
Date of Birth:
Brompton Falls, Quebec
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Common Schools; Elementary School;
Wisconsin Public Schools; Elementary School;
Illinois Public Schools; Secondary;
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Hennepin County, Minnesota (Register of Deeds, First One);
United States Army (Mexican-American War, Captain);
184? to 184?
Minnesota State Agricultural Society (Founder and President);
1854 to 18??
Minnesota State Militia (Indian Uprising/Sioux War, General, Brigadier General);
1862 to 18??
Francis Helen Miller (married on May 1 or 10, 1850)
Six children: Mary Elizabeth (first white child born in Minneapolis), Catherine D., Sarah, Orma, and Frances Hellen (daughters); Gardner (son)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He came to Minnesota in 1848 or 1849 and built a house that year beside the Falls of St. Anthony. It is now located in Minnehaha Falls Park in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
He was also listed as being born in Lower Canada.
He died in Minneapolis, Minnesota.