Body: Territorial House
Residence: Crow Wing
Term of Office: 9/14/1849 to 12/31/1850
Benton, Mahkahto (defunct), Pembina (defunct), Wahnahta (defunct)
Occupation: FurTrader/Indian Trade
Party Notes: His party affiliation was taken from The History of Minnesota: from the French Explorations to the Present Time, 1873. In there it states that on October 20, 1849 the first Minnesota Democratic Party convention was held. He was listed as one of the Vice-Presidents.
In the 1849 election, "Councilor William R. Sturges, of the Sixth District, was elected by his constitutents to both the Council and the House, and his election was so certified and proclaimed by the Governor. He resigned the office of Representative and at a special election Allan Morrison was chosen in his stead." (Holcombe. Minnesota in Three Centuries, Volume 2, p. 438)