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French ancestry Politicians in Minnesota

  George D. Auge (1834-1917) — of Eagan, Dakota County, Minn. Born in Quebec, December 14, 1834. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 20, 1874. Catholic. French Canadian ancestry. Died in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn., January 10, 1917 (age 82 years, 27 days). Interment at St. Peter's Cemetery, Mendota, Minn.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Dosithe Auge and Julie (Beaudet) Auge; married to Mary Dunn (1837-1894).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record
  Alexis C. Bailly (1798-1861) — of Mendota, Dakota County, Minn. Born in St. Joseph, Ontario, December 14, 1798. Fur trader; member of Minnesota territorial House of Representatives 7th District, 1849-50. French and Ottawa Indian ancestry. Died in Wabasha, Wabasha County, Minn., June 13, 1861 (age 62 years, 181 days). Interment at Riverview Cemetery, Wabasha, Minn.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Bailly (1774-1835); married to Lucy Faribault (1808-1855; sister of Alexander Faribault) and Julia Maria Cory (1828-1907); father of Alexis Phillip Bailly and Henry G. Bailly (1828-1865).
  Political family: Bailly-Faribault family of Mendota, Minnesota.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record
  Alexis Phillip Bailly (1826-1899) — also known as Alexis P. Bailly — of Hastings, Dakota County, Minn. Born in Mendota, Dakota County, Minn., November 23, 1826. Democrat. Postmaster at Hastings, Minn., 1854; served in the Union Army during the Civil War. French and American Indian ancestry. Member, Grand Army of the Republic. Died in Watertown, Codington County, S.Dak., September 20, 1899 (age 72 years, 301 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Watertown, S.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of Alexis C. Bailly and Lucy (Faribault) Bailly (1808-1855); brother of Henry G. Bailly (1828-1865); married to Elizabeth Dunn (died 1861); married 1861 to Christina Anne Burch (1844-1907); nephew of Alexander Faribault.
  Political family: Bailly-Faribault family of Mendota, Minnesota.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Henry G. Bailly (1828-1865) — of Hastings, Dakota County, Minn. Born October 29, 1828. Democrat. Postmaster at Hastings, Minn., 1854-55; member Minnesota territorial council 6th District, 1856-57; delegate to Minnesota state constitutional convention 6th District, 1857; member of Minnesota state senate 3rd District, 1857-58; served in the Union Army during the Civil War. French and American Indian ancestry. Died, from his war wounds, in Minnesota, January 7, 1865 (age 36 years, 70 days). Interment at Bellwood Cemetery, Near Hastings, Dakota County, Minn.
  Relatives: Son of Alexis C. Bailly and Lucy (Faribault) Bailly (1808-1855); brother of Alexis Phillip Bailly (1826-1899); nephew of Alexander Faribault.
  Political family: Bailly-Faribault family of Mendota, Minnesota.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record
  George Barbaras (b. 1832) — of Hastings, Dakota County, Minn. Born in France, September 14, 1832. Farmer; bank cashier; lawyer; mayor of Hastings, Minn., 1876-78. French ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Harriet Vandaworker.
  John Toussaint Bernard (1893-1983) — of Minnesota. Born in Bastia, Corsica, March 6, 1893. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from Minnesota 8th District, 1937-39. French ancestry. Died in Long Beach, Los Angeles County, Calif., August 6, 1983 (age 90 years, 153 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  John B. Brisbin (1827-1898) — of St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn. Born in Schuylerville, Saratoga County, N.Y., January 10, 1827. Democrat. Lawyer; member Minnesota territorial council 2nd District, 1856-57; President of the Minnesota Territorial Council, 1856-57; mayor of St. Paul, Minn., 1857-58; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 21, 1863. French and Scottish ancestry. Died in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn., March 22, 1898 (age 71 years, 71 days). Interment at Oakland Cemetery, St. Paul, Minn.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Alexander Faribault (1806-1882) — of Mendota, Dakota County, Minn. Born in Prairie du Chien, Crawford County, Wis., June 22, 1806. Fur trader; Founder of the city of Faribault, Minnesota; member of Minnesota territorial House of Representatives 7th District, 1851. French and Dakota Indian ancestry. Died in Faribault, Rice County, Minn., 1882 (age about 76 years). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Faribault, Minn.
  Relatives: Son of Jean Baptiste Faribault (1773-1860) and Elizabeth (Piligle) Faribault (1783-1847); brother of Lucy Faribault (1808-1855; who married Alexis C. Bailly); married to Mary Elizabeth Graham (1804-1875); uncle of Alexis Phillip Bailly and Henry G. Bailly (1828-1865).
  Political family: Bailly-Faribault family of Mendota, Minnesota.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
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