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Wilkins, W. T.

Senate 1885-86 (District 3)

Party when first elected:  Not Available

Counties Served:  Mower

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 6/13/1827
Birth Place: Stockton, New York
Birth County: Chautauqua
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Austin
Occupation (when first elected): Banker

EDUCATION

Fredonia Academy; Attended College;

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

County Government: Fillmore County, Minnesota (Register of Deeds, 8 years); [Dates Unknown]
School Board/Administration: Austin, Minnesota (School Board Member, 12 years); [Dates Unknown]

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Amelia E. Viall (Married June 24, 1851)
Children:
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He came to Minnesota in 1854.

Total Days Served: 728

SESSIONS SERVED

24th Legislative Session (1885-1886) (second half of Senate term)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 03
Elected: 1/6/1885
Residence: Austin
Term of Office: 1/6/1885 to 1/3/1887 (Special Election)
Counties Represented: Mower
Occupation: Banker
Party: Not Available
Committees:
  • Engrossment (Chair)
  • Military Affairs
  • Public Lands
  • Railroads
Session Notes: His official term start date is uncertain due to the special election. The date listed is the first day of the 1885 session. His election date is uncertain. The date used is the first day of the 1885 session. We assume there was a special election since it appears he finished out William L. Hollister's term.
No other information has been entered for this legislator.