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Eberhart, Adolph Olson "A.O."



Map of Mankato
Mankato, MN

Senate 1903-06 (District 11)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Blue Earth

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 6/23/1870 Date of Death: 12/4/1944
Birth Place: Varmland Birth County:  Birth Country: Sweden
Other Names: A.O.
Gender:  Male Religion:  Not Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):  Mankato

Occupation (when first elected):  Lawyer/Director; First National Bank, Mankato

EDUCATION

Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, Minnesota; College Graduate; With Top Honors, 1895
Studied Law; Office of Judge Cray; Mankato, Minnesota

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Judicial AdministrationUnited States Courts, District of Minnesota (District Commissioner)Appointed??/??/1??? to ??/??/1???
Judicial AdministrationUnited States Circuit and District Courts (Deputy Clerk)Appointed??/??/1??? to ??/??/1???
State Lieutenant GovernorMinnesota 01/07/1907 to 09/21/1909
State GovernorMinnesotaAppointed09/21/1909 to 01/05/1915

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Adele O. M. Koke Eberhart (married in 1898)
Children:
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He came to Minnesota in 1881.

He became Governor of Minnesota when John Albert Johnson died in office.

He ran and lost in the primary for the United States Senate in 1916.

Total Days Served: 1463

SESSIONS SERVED

Legislative Session: 34th (1905-1906) (second half of Senate term)   Session Details
Body: Senate Elected: 11/4/1902 Term of Office: 1/6/1903 to 1/7/1907
District: 11 Residence: Mankato
Counties Represented: Blue Earth
Occupation: Lawyer/Director; First National Bank, Mankato
Party: Republican
Committees:
Claims
Elections
Federal Relations
Joint Committee to Investigate Railroad Rates (Chair)
Judiciary
Judiciary Subcommittee: Curative Acts
Judiciary Subcommittee: Insurance
Judiciary Subcommittee: State Institutions (Chair)
Military Affairs (Chair)
Normal Schools
Printing
Roads and Bridges
State Prison

Legislative Session: 33rd (1903-1904)   Session Details
Body: Senate Elected: 11/4/1902 Term of Office: 1/6/1903 to 1/7/1907
District: 11 Residence: Mankato
Counties Represented: Blue Earth
Occupation: Lawyer/Director; First National Bank, Mankato
Party: Republican
Committees:
Claims
Elections
Federal Relations
Judiciary
Judiciary Subcommittee: Curative Acts
Judiciary Subcommittee: Insurance
Judiciary Subcommittee: State Institutions (Chair)
Military Affairs (Chair)
Normal Schools
Printing
Roads and Bridges
State Prison

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