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 Moses Kimball Armstrong

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Moses Kimball Armstrong

  • Birth 19 Sep 1832 Milan, Erie County, Ohio, USA
  • Death 11 Jan 1906 Albert Lea, Freeborn County, Minnesota, USA
  • Burial Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
  • Memorial ID 24340227

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.

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  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 3 Feb 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 24340227
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Moses Kimball Armstrong (19 Sep 1832–11 Jan 1906), Find A Grave Memorial no. 24340227, citing Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .