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Solomon Gilman Comstock

Solomon Gilman Comstock, American congressman. member Minnesota House of Representatives, 1875-1882, Senate, 1882-1888; member 51st Congress (1889-1891), 5th Minnesota District; Member State Normal School Board and regent University of Minnesota.

Background

  • Comstock, Solomon Gilman was born on May 9, 1842 in Argyle, Maine, United States. Son of James Madison and Louisa M. (Gilman) Comstock.

  • Education

    • Academic education; law student University of Michigan, 1868-1869.

    Career

    • In practice at Moorhead, Minnesota, since 1870. County attorney Clay Company, Minnesota, 1872-1878. Member Minnesota House of Representatives, 1875-1882, Senate, 1882-1888.

      Member 51st Congress (1889-1891), 5th Minnesota District.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member Minnesota House of Representatives, 1875-1882, Senate, 1882-1888. Member 51st Congress (1889-1891), 5th Minnesota District. Member State Normal School Board and regent University of Minnesota.

    Connections

    • Married Sarah Ball, May 27, 1874. Children: Ada L., Jessie M., George M. Admitted to bar, 1869.
    • father: James Madison Comstock
    • mother: Louisa M. (Gilman) Comstock
    • spouse: Sarah Ball
    • children: Ada L. Comstock
    • Jessie M. Comstock
    • George M. Admitted to bar Comstock
    • 1869 Comstock
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    Born March 9, 1842
    Died June 3, 1933
    (aged 91)
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