Raymond, John Baldwin

Life Span
to
Full name
John Baldwin Raymond
Place of Birth
Birth Date Certainty
Exact
Death Date Certainty
Exact
Gender
Male
Race
White
Sectional choice
North
Origins
Free State
No. of Spouses
1
No. of Children
3
Education
Other
Other Education
Poughkeepsie Business College, NY
Occupation
Politician
Military
Journalist
Other
Other Occupation
U.S. Marshal
Relation to Slavery
White non-slaveholder
Political Parties
Republican
Government
US House of Representatives
Other state government
Military
Union Army

John Baldwin Raymond (Congressional Biographical Directory)

Reference
RAYMOND, John Baldwin, a Delegate from the Territory of Dakota; born in Lockport, Niagara County, N.Y., December 5, 1844; moved with his parents to Tazewell County, Ill., in 1853; attended the public schools and the Poughkeepsie (N.Y.) Business College in 1865 and 1866; enlisted as a private in the Thirty-first Regiment, Illinois Infantry, in 1861; promoted to captain of Company E of that regiment after the siege of Vicksburg in 1863; served throughout the war and settled in Mississippi; published the Mississippi Pilot at Jackson, Miss., during the reconstruction of that State and until 1877; assistant State treasurer 1873-1875 appointed United States marshal of Dakota Territory in 1877, with headquarters at Yankton, later at Fargo, and served until 1882; declined a reappointment; elected as a Republican to the Forty-eighth Congress (March 4, 1883-March 3, 1885); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1884; engaged in wheat raising; died in Fargo, Dak. (now North Dakota), January 3, 1886; interment in the public vault in Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
“Raymond, John Baldwin,” Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 to Present, http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=R000085.
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