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Jared Benson

Jared Benson
3rd Speaker of the Minnesota House of Representatives
In office
Preceded by Amos Coggswell
Succeeded by Charles D. Sherwood
5th Speaker of the Minnesota House of Representatives
In office
Preceded by Charles D. Sherwood
Succeeded by Thomas H. Armstrong
Personal details
Born 1821
Worcester, Massachusetts
Died 1894
Political party Republican
Residence Anoka, Minnesota
Profession Farmer

Jared Benson (1821 in Worcester, Massachusetts – 1894) was a Minnesota politician and a former Speaker of the Minnesota House of Representatives. Benson served two stints as speaker, from 1861 to 1862, and again in 1864. He also served as a regent of the University of Minnesota.[1]


Political offices
Preceded by
Amos Coggswell
Speaker of the Minnesota House of Representatives
Succeeded by
Charles D. Sherwood
Preceded by
Charles D. Sherwood
Speaker of the Minnesota House of Representatives
Succeeded by
Thomas H. Armstrong

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