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Moses Kimball Armstrong
Birth: Sep. 19, 1832
Milan
Erie County
Ohio, USA
Death: Jan. 11, 1906
Albert Lea
Freeborn County
Minnesota, USA

US Congressman. In 1858, he was assigned to survey the Minnesota and Dakota Territories. When the Minnesota Territory was admitted as a State, he was elected a member of the first Territorial House of Representatives, serving 1861 to 1863. He was elected President of the Territorial Council in 1866, acted as secretary of the Indian Peace Commission in 1867 and established the meridian standard lines for US land surveys in the Dakotas. In 1871, he was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-second and Forty-third Congresses, serving until 1875. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he engaged in banking and in real estate until his death. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Martha Armstrong (____ - 1905)*
 
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Lakewood Cemetery
Minneapolis
Hennepin County
Minnesota, USA
 
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Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Feb 03, 2008
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Moses Kimball Armstrong
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Moses K. Armstrong, was born Sept. 20, 1832, in Milan, Ohio, and emigrated to Minnesota territory in 1855. He was the first surveyor of Mower County, Minn., and wrote its early history. In 1857 he was appointed a United States land surveyor in southwester...(Read more)
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