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John Cummins, American lawyer. member Oregon legislature, 1862; member and president Territorial Council (upper house of legislature), 1864-1865.

Background

Cummins, John was born on May 13, 1838 in Angola, Indiana, United States. Son of William and Almira Cummins.

Education

Educational public schools.

Career

Admitted to bar Supreme Court, Oregon, 1862. Member Oregon legislature, 1862. Removed to Idaho, 1863.

Probate judge Owyhee Company, Idaho, 1863. Member and president Territorial Council (upper house of legislature), 1864-1865. United States collector internal revenue, 1865-1866.

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, Idaho, 1866-1868. Went east, 1868; practiced in New York, 1872-1906. Mayor Roselle Park, New Jersey, 1901-1903.

Removed to Portland, Oregon, 1906.

Membership

Member Oregon legislature, 1862. Member and president Territorial Council (upper house of legislature), 1864-1865.

Connections

Married second, Sarah L. Henshaw, June 10, 1895.

father:
William Cummins

mother:
Almira Cummins

spouse:
Sarah L. Henshaw