Alonzo Jay Edgerton

Personal

Birthday: 
6/7/1827
Birthplace: 
Rome, Oneida County, NY
Date of Death: 
8/9/1896
Place of Death: 
Sioux Falls, SD
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Mantorville, Minnesota, 1855-1861, 1867-1871, 1874-1877, 1878-1881
Prosecutor, Dodge County, Minnesota
State senator, Minnesota, 1858-1859
U.S. Army, 1861-1867
Railroad commissioner, State of Minnesota, 1871-1874
State representative, Minnesota, 1877-1878
U.S. senator from Minnesota, 1881
Judge, U.S. District Court, Dakota Territory, 1881-1885
Private practice, Mitchell, Dakota Territory, 1885-1889

Education

Name of School: 
Wesleyan University
Degree Year: 
1850
Name of School - Second: 
Read law
Degree Year - Second: 
1855

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of South Dakota
Court Name: 

South Dakota District Court

President Nominating: 
Benjamin Harrison
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
01/16/1890
Termination Date: 
08/09/1896
Termination Reason: 
Death
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