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Edward S. Minor

Edward S. Minor, American congressman. Member Wisconsin Assembly, 1877-1882, Senate, 1883, 1885; member Wisconsin Fish Commission, 4 years; member 54th to 59th Congresses (1895-1907).

Background

  • Minor, Edward S. was born in 1840 in Jefferson Company, New York, United States. Son of Martin and Abigail J. (St. Ores) Minor.

  • Education

    • Removed with parents to Wisconsin, 1845. Academic education, private to First lieutenant 2d Wisconsin Cavalry, 1861-1864.

    Career

    • Engaged in mercantile pursuits, 1865-1884. Superintendent Sturgeon Bay & Lake Michigan Ship Canal, 1884-1891. Owns marine property.

      Is licensed master of steam vessels.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member Wisconsin Assembly, 1877-1882, Senate, 1883, 1885. Member Wisconsin Fish Commission, 4 years. Member 54th to 59th Congresses (1895-1907).

    Connections

    • Married Tillie E. Graham, August 6, 1867.
    • father: Martin Minor
    • mother: Abigail J. (St. Ores) Minor
    • spouse: Tillie E. Graham
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    Born 1840
    Died July 25, 1924
    (aged 84)
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