01/1814 - 11/26/1893

BANNING, William Lowber, a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, January of 1814 in Wilmington, New Castle County, De.; captain, United States Volunteers, Commissary Department, Missouri; attorney (1842-1852); elected as a Nativist to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1845 term; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1846 term; banker, St. Paul, Mn. (1852-1861); elected, Minnesota House of Representatives (1861-1862); president, Lake Superior and Mississippi River Railroad Company (1864-1871); unsuccessful campaign, Minnesota State Senate (1865); unsuccessful campaign, Governor of Minnesota (1877); died, November 26, 1893 in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota; interred, Oakland Cemetery, Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota.


Archival Collections

Banning Family Collection of Photographs, Part II, The Huntingdon Library, San Marino, California.

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