Mark H. Dunnell
(July 2, 1823 —August 9, 1904) Dunnell was a school principal, State superintendent of common schools, lawyer, and politician. Mark Dunnell was born in York County, Maine and lived there until 1865, when he moved to Minnesota. His political career began in Maine, where he served as a member of the State House of Representatives (1854) and the State Senate (1855), and as the State superintendent of common schools (1855, 1857-1859). After serving in the Union Army during the Civil War, Dunnell moved to Minnesota where he served in various public offices including State Representative (1867) and State Superintendent of Public Instruction (1867-1870). He was elected as a Republican to the Forty-Second Congress and served as Representative for the five succeeding Congresses, from March 4, 1871 to March 3, 1883.
[Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/D000555]
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