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Solomon Gilman Comstock

congressman

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.

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