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Martin Maginnis

Martin Maginnis
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Montana Territory's At-large district
In office
March 4, 1873 – March 3, 1885
Preceded by William H. Clagett
Succeeded by Joseph K. Toole
Personal details
Born (1841-10-27)October 27, 1841
Pultneyville, New York, USA
Died March 27, 1919(1919-03-27) (aged 77)
Los Angeles, California, USA
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Louise E. Mann Maginnis
Profession Politician, Publisher, Editor, Miner

Martin Maginnis (October 27, 1841 – March 27, 1919) was a nineteenth-century politician, publisher, editor and miner from Minnesota and the Montana Territory.


Captain Martin Maginnis

Born near Helena, Montana with his brothers in 1866 where he engaged in mining and later in publishing and editing the Helena Daily Gazette. Maginnis was elected a Democrat to the United States House of Representatives in 1872, serving from 1873 to 1885. Afterwards, was unsuccessful in being elected back to the House of Representatives in 1890, was Commissioner of Mineral Land of Montana from 1890 to 1893

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