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Quaker Politicians in Minnesota
(Religious Society of Friends)

  Edward Mott Angell (1868-1927) — also known as Edward M. Angell — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn.; Glens Falls, Warren County, N.Y. Born in Moreau, Saratoga County, N.Y., January 6, 1868. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 33rd District, 1915; Justice of New York Supreme Court 4th District, 1922-27; died in office 1927. Quaker. Died, probably from infection, six days after appendicitis surgery, in Glens Falls Hospital, Glens Falls, Warren County, N.Y., November 25, 1927 (age 59 years, 323 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Penn Angell (1839-1913) and Francena (Mott) Angell (1843-1911); married, October 18, 1913, to Gertrude Abigail Sheldon.
  William Windom (1827-1891) — of Winona, Winona County, Minn. Born in Belmont County, Ohio, May 10, 1827. Republican. U.S. Representative from Minnesota, 1859-69 (at-large 1859-63, 1st District 1863-69); member of Republican National Committee from Minnesota, 1866-68; U.S. Senator from Minnesota, 1870-71, 1871-81, 1881-83; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1880; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1881, 1889-91; died in office 1891. Quaker. Fell dead, from heart disease, at the annual banquet of the New York Board of Trade and Transportation, just after finishing a speech, in New York, New York County, N.Y., January 29, 1891 (age 63 years, 264 days). Interment at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  The city of Windom, Minnesota, is named for him.
  Coins and currency: His portrait appeared on the U.S. $2 silver certificate in the 1890s.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
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