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Duffy, Thomas J.

Senate 1862 (District 18)

Party when first elected:  Democratic

Counties Served:  McLeod, Renville, Scott, Sibley

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1834 (uncertain)
Birth Place:
Birth County:
Birth Country: Scotland
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
Alternate Spelling of Last Name: Duffey
City of Residence (when first elected): Shakopee
Occupation (when first elected): Merchant

EDUCATION

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Married
Children:
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

Toensing, the Minnesota Journal of the Senate, 1862; and the St. Paul Pioneer and Democrat, January 7, 1862 list his last name as Duffy. The Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1862 lists both Duffy and Duffey.

He came to Minnesota in 1856.

He was identified as a Democrat. (St. Paul Pioneer and Democrat, January 7, 1862)

Total Days Served: 728

SESSIONS SERVED

4th Legislative Session (1862)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 18
Elected: 10/8/1861
Residence: Shakopee
Term of Office: 1/8/1861 to 1/5/1863 (Special Election)
Counties Represented: McLeod, Renville, Scott, Sibley
Occupation: Merchant
Party: Democratic Party Notes: He was identified as a Democrat. (St. Paul Pioneer and Democrat, January 7, 1862)
Committees:
  • Agriculture and Manufactures
  • Engrossment
  • State Library
Session Notes: He served the second half of Thomas J. Galbraith's term. His election date appears to be the same as the regular 1861 election date, but that hasn't been verified.
No other information has been entered for this legislator.