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Lucius Frederick Hubbard

Lucius Frederick Hubbard, American governor. Member Minnesota Senate, 1872-1876; Mason.


  • Hubbard, Lucius Frederick was born on January 26, 1836 in Troy, New York, United States. Son of Charles F. and Margaret (Van Valkenberg) Hubbard.

  • Education

    • Academic education, Granville, New York. Learned tinner’s trade. Went to Minnesota, 1857.


    • Newspaper publisher at Red Wing, 1859-1861. Register of deeds, Goodhue Company, Minnesota, 1858-1860. Private Company A, 5th Minnesota Infantry, December 19, 1861.

      Captain, February 4, 1862. Lieutenant colonel, March 24, 1862. Colonel, August 30, 1862.

      Bvtd. brigadier general vols., December 16, 1864, “for gallant and distinguished services in actions before Nashville;” honorary mustered out, September 6, 1865. In grain and milling business at Red Wing, 1866-1884. Built Midland R.R. in Minnesota, 1877-1878.

      President Cannon Valley R.R., 1878-1881. Built, and operated Duluth, Red Wing & Southern R.R., 1888-1902.


    Member Minnesota Senate, 1872-1876.


    • Married Amelia Thomas, April.
    • father: Charles F. Hubbard
    • mother: Margaret (Van Valkenberg) Hubbard
    • spouse: Amelia Thomas
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    Born January 26, 1836
    Died February 5, 1913
    (aged 77)