John Q. Briggs

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John Q. Briggs (July 21, 1848 - 1921) was a Minnesota State Republican Senator for the First District in the 35th and 36th Legislative sessions,[1] years 1907-1911. His city of residence was Houston, Minnesota when elected, on November 6, 1906, which remained the same throughout his time in the Senate. Born in Roscoe, Illinois in 1848, he moved to Minnesota in 1874, his occupation as a farmer. He died in 1921 at age 73.[2][3]

John Q. Briggs, 1909.


  1. ^ Schmahl, Julius (1909). The Legislative Manual of the State of Minnesota. Minnesota: Harrison & Smith Co. p. 689. 
  2. ^ "Minnesota Legislators Past & Present - Legislator Record - Briggs, John Q". Minnesota Legislative Reference Library. Retrieved 2013-12-29. 
  3. ^ 'History of Houston County,' Minnesota Historical Company: 1882, Biographical Sketch of John Q. Briggs, pg. 411