Mark Hill Dunnell, American lawyer. member Maine legislature, 1854; member Minnesota legislature, 1867; member Congress, 1871-1883 and 1889-1891.; member Society of Geography and Statistics, City of Mexico, 1873.
Dunnell, Mark Hill was born on July 2, 1823 in Buxton, Maine, United States. Son of Samuel and Achsah H. Dunnell.
Graduate Waterville College (now Colby U.), 1849 (A.M., 1852. Honorary Doctor of Laws, Shurtleff College, 1868. Colby College, 1899).
Principal Norway and Hebron Acads., 1849-1854. Member Maine legislature, 1854. State senate, 1855; State superintendent common schools, Maine, 1855-1859.
Began law practice, Portland, Maine, 1860. Served in war, colonel 5th Maine infantry, 1861-1862. Consul at Vera Cruz, Mexico, 1862-1863.
Went to Minnesota, 1865. Member Minnesota legislature, 1867. State superintendent public instruction, 1867-1870.
Member Congress, 1871-1883 and 1889-1891.
Member Maine legislature, 1854. Member Minnesota legislature, 1867. Member Congress, 1871-1883 and 1889-1891.
Member Society of Geography and Statistics, City of Mexico, 1873.