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Demmon, Jared Smith "J.S."

House 1857-58 (District 23)

Party when first elected:  Not Available

Counties Served:  Hennepin

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 3/10/1823
Birth Place: Waterbury, Vermont
Birth County: Washington
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: 4/5/1863
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names: J.S.
City of Residence (when first elected): Saint Anthony Falls
Occupation (when first elected): Attorney

EDUCATION

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Municipal Attorney: St. Anthony, Minnesota (City Attorney); 1856 to 1856

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Anna Pinneo (married on April 20, 1847)
Children: Two children: Anna and Alice (daughters)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He moved to Minnesota around 1851.

He was admitted to the Supreme Court bar in 1851.

He was a delegate for the Democratic Convention in 1859.

Total Days Served: 541

SESSIONS SERVED

1st Legislative Session (1857-1858)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 23
Elected: 6/14/1858
Residence: Saint Anthony Falls
Term of Office: 6/14/1858 to 12/6/1859 (Special Election)
Counties Represented: Hennepin
Occupation: Attorney
Party: Not Available
Committees:
Session Notes: He was sworn in on June 14, 1858. An 1858-59 session was not held due to the protracted session of 1857-58. (Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1872, p. 66) Thus, even though the first session was adjourned on August 12, 1858; the term end date for it is listed as the day before the second legislative session's start date. His election date is uncertain. The date listed is the date he took the oath of office. He won the special election to replace L. C. Walker who resigned.