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Uphus, Sylvester B.

House 1983-92 (District 15A)

Party when first elected:  Independent Republican

Counties Served:  Pope, Stearns

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 12/29/1927 Date of Death: 
Birth Place:  Birth County:  Birth Country:
Other Names:
Gender:  Male Religion:  Not Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):  Sauk Centre

Occupation (when first elected):  Farming

EDUCATION

St. Andrew's, Greenwald; At Least Elementary School;
St. John's University, Collegeville, Minnesota; Attended College;

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

MilitaryUnited States Navy ??/??/19?? to ??/??/19??
Municipal Board/CommissionAshley Township, Minnesota (Township Board) ??/??/19?? to ??/??/19??

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Rose
Children: Twelve children
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Steve Dehler  - Nephew

GENERAL NOTES


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Map of Sauk Centre
Sauk Centre, MN
Total Days Served: 3654

SESSIONS SERVED

77th Legislative Session (1991-1992)

  Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/6/1990 Term of Office: 1/8/1991 to 1/4/1993
District: 15A Residence: Sauk Centre
Counties Represented: Pope, Stearns
Occupation: Farmer/Legislator
Party: Independent Republican
Committees:
Agriculture
Agriculture Subcommittee: Agriculture Finance and Farm Programs
Agriculture Subcommittee: Soil and Water Resources
Economic Development
Economic Development Subcommittee: International Trade and Technology Division
Economic Development Subcommittee: Small Business
Governmental Operations
Governmental Operations Subcommittee: Government Structures Division
Transportation
Transportation Subcommittee: Air, Rail, and Toll Roads

76th Legislative Session (1989-1990)

  Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/8/1988 Term of Office: 1/3/1989 to 1/7/1991
District: 15A Residence: Sauk Centre
Counties Represented: Pope, Stearns
Occupation: Farmer/Legislator
Party: Independent Republican
Committees:
Agriculture
Agriculture Subcommittee: Soil and Water Resources
Economic Development
Economic Development Subcommittee: Community Stabilization and Development Division
Taxes
Taxes Subcommittee: Property Tax
Transportation
Transportation Subcommittee: Safety

75th Legislative Session (1987-1988)

  Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/4/1986 Term of Office: 1/6/1987 to 1/2/1989
District: 15A Residence: Sauk Centre
Counties Represented: Pope, Stearns
Occupation: Dairy and Grain Farmer/Legislator
Party: Independent Republican
Committees:
Agriculture
Agriculture Subcommittee: Agriculture Finance Division
Agriculture Subcommittee: Farm Programs and Policies
Financial Institutions and Insurance
Financial Institutions and Insurance Subcommittee: Financial Institutions
Governmental Operations
Governmental Operations Subcommittee: Pensions

74th Legislative Session (1985-1986)

  Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/6/1984 Term of Office: 1/8/1985 to 1/5/1987
District: 15A Residence: Sauk Centre
Counties Represented: Pope, Stearns
Occupation: Farmer/Legislator
Party: Independent Republican
Committees:
Agriculture
Agriculture Subcommittee: Agricultural Land Use
General Legislation and Veterans Affairs
General Legislation and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee: Elections
General Legislation and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee: Veterans Affairs
Health and Human Services
Health and Human Services Subcommittee: Health Care

73rd Legislative Session (1983-1984)

  Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/2/1982 Term of Office: 1/4/1983 to 1/7/1985
District: 15A Residence: Sauk Centre
Counties Represented: Pope, Stearns
Occupation: Farming
Party: Independent Republican
Committees:
Agriculture
Agriculture Subcommittee: Dairy and Livestock
Energy
Energy Subcommittee: Housing

Articles & Books About
Tschida, John. "Members Leave House for New Experiences (Sylvester Uphus)." Session Weekly, St. Paul: Minnesota House of Representatives Information Office, April 17, 1992, p. 19-20.




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