U.S. Legislative Branch -Wilkinson, Morth Smith - U.S. Senator, MN

Morton Smith Wilkinson:
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Born: January 22, 1819
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Birthplace: Skaneateles New York
Father: Alfred Wilkinson 1786 – 1859
(Buried: Lake View Cemetery Skaneateles New York)
Mother: Susan Smith 1790 – 1862
(Buried: Lake View Cemetery Skaneateles New York)
Wife: Sally Ann Boss 1826 – 1888
Children:
Morton Smith Wilkinson Jr. 1851 –
Ella Wilkinson Brewster 1853 – 1894


Political Party: Republican Party

Occupation before War:

1837 – 1840: Railroad Employee In Illinois
1843 – 1847: Attorney in Eaton Rapids Michigan
1847 – 1858: Attorney in Stillwater Minnesota
1849: Member of Minnesota Territorial Legislature
1851 – 1853: Ramsey County Minnesota Register of Deeds
1858 – 1859: Attorney in Mankato Minnesota
1858: Member of Minnesota Territory Commissioners to Prepare Laws
1859 – 1865: United States Senator from Minnesota
1859 – 1861: Member of Senate Pensions Committee

Civil War Career:
1859 – 1865: United States Senator from Minnesota
1861 – 1865: Member of Senate Indian Affairs Committee
1861 – 1865: Member of Senate Territories Committee
1863 – 1865: Senate Chairman of Revolutionary Claims Committee
1864: Unsuccessful Candidate for reelection as U.S. Senator
1865: Supporter and Voter of the 13th​ Amendment to Constitution
1865 – 1869: Attorney in Mankato Minnesota

Occupation after War:
1865 – 1869: Attorney in Mankato Minnesota
1869 – 1871: United States Congressman from Minnesota
1869 – 1871: Member of House Foreign Affairs Committee
1869 – 1871: Missed 217 of 634 Roll Call Votes in U.S. Congress
1870: Unsuccessful Candidate for reelection as U.S. Congressman
1871 – 1880: Attorney in Wells Minnesota
1874 – 1877: Minnesota State Senator
1880 – 1884: Faribault County Minnesota Prosecuting Attorney
1884 – 1894: Attorney in Wells Minnesota


Died:
February 4, 1894
Place of Death: Wells Minnesota
Age at time of Death: 75 years old
Burial Place: Glenwood Cemetery Mankato Minnesota
 

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