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Gordon, Samuel Y. "Sam"


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Map of Browns Valley
Browns Valley, MN

House 1915-16 (District 48)

Party when first elected:  Nonpartisan Election

Counties Served:  Traverse

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 9/14/1861 Date of Death: 12/10/1940
Birth Place: Lexington, Indiana Birth County:  Birth Country: United States
Other Names: Sam
Gender:  Male Religion:  Not Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):  Browns Valley

Occupation (when first elected):  Founder and Publisher, The Inter-Lake Tribune

EDUCATION

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

PostmasterBrowns Valley, Minnesota (13 years) ??/??/1??? to ??/??/1???
Municipal Council/AldermenBrowns Valley, Minnesota (City Council Member) ??/??/1??? to ??/??/1???
County Board/CommissionerBrowns Valley, Minnesota (County Fair Association) ??/??/1??? to ??/??/1???
School Board/AdministrationBrowns Valley, Minnesota (Board of Education, 18 years) ??/??/18?? to ??/??/19??
State Lieutenant GovernorMinnesota 01/03/1911 to 01/07/1913

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Jennie May Plotner (married in 1890)
Children:
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He was a member of the Republican Party when he was Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota.

He moved to Minnesota in 1862.

He died in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Legislative Session: 39th (1915-1916)   Session Details term photo
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Body: House Elected: 11/3/1914 Term of Office: 1/5/1915 to 1/1/1917
District: 48 Residence: Browns Valley
Counties Represented: Traverse
Occupation: Founder and Publisher, The Inter-Lake Tribune
Party: Nonpartisan Election Party Notes: He was a member of the Republican Party when he was Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota.
Committees:
Appropriations
Printing
Roads and Bridges
State Census (Chair)
State Prison and Reformatory
Taxes and Tax Laws

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