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Handlan, James


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Saint Paul, MN

House 1903-10 (District 34); Senate 1911-14 (District 34); Senate 1915-22 (District 38)

Party when first elected:  Democratic

Counties Served:  Ramsey

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1871 Date of Death: 1/18/1925 (uncertain)
Birth Place: Sparta, Wisconsin Birth County:  Birth Country: United States
Other Names:
Gender:  Male Religion:  Catholic
City of Residence (when first elected):  Saint Paul

Occupation (when first elected):  Meat Market Business

EDUCATION

Sparta High School, Wisconsin; Secondary; Graduate

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Sarah Whalen (married in 1901)
Children: One child: Mary (daughter)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He settled in St. Paul, Minnesota in 1884 or 1885.

The January 20, 1925 Minnesota Journal of the House states that he died on January 8, 1925 but the April 15, 1925 Minnesota Journal of the Senate and the Minnesota Historical Society Death Index list January 18, 1925 as his death date.

He died at his home in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Religion provided by the Minnesota Journal of the Senate, April 15, 1925, p. 1132.

Total Days Served: 7301

SESSIONS SERVED

Legislative Session: 42nd (1921-1922) (second half of Senate term)   Session Details
Body: Senate Elected: 11/5/1918 Term of Office: 1/7/1919 to 1/1/1923
District: 38 Residence: Saint Paul
Counties Represented: Ramsey
Occupation: Meat Market Business
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
Agriculture and Agricultural Markets
Cities of the First Class
Civil Administration
Game and Fish
Public Welfare and Health
Re-apportionment

Legislative Session: 41st (1919-1920)   Session Details term photo
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Body: Senate Elected: 11/5/1918 Term of Office: 1/7/1919 to 1/1/1923
District: 38 Residence: Saint Paul
Counties Represented: Ramsey
Occupation: Meat Market Business
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
Cities of the First Class
Dairy Products and Live Stock
Game and Fish
Public Utilities
Public Welfare and Health (Chair)

Legislative Session: 40th (1917-1918) (second half of Senate term)   Session Details term photo
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Body: Senate Elected: 11/3/1914 Term of Office: 1/5/1915 to 1/6/1919
District: 38 Residence: Saint Paul
Counties Represented: Ramsey
Occupation: Meat Market Business
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
Cities of the First Class
Commerce, Manufacture and Trade
Labor
Military Affairs
Public Institutions and Buildings

Legislative Session: 39th (1915-1916)   Session Details term photo
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Body: Senate Elected: 11/3/1914 Term of Office: 1/5/1915 to 1/6/1919
District: 38 Residence: Saint Paul
Counties Represented: Ramsey
Occupation: Meat Market Business
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
Cities of the First Class
Commerce, Manufactures and Trade
Labor
Public Health
Public Institutions and Buildings

Legislative Session: 38th (1913-1914) (second half of Senate term)   Session Details term photo
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Body: Senate Elected: 11/8/1910 Term of Office: 1/3/1911 to 1/4/1915
District: 34 Residence: Saint Paul
Counties Represented: Ramsey
Occupation: Meat Market Business
Party: Democratic
Committees:
Cities of the First Class
Commerce and Trade
Enrollment
Finance
Labor
Municipal Corporations
Public Health and Pure Food

Legislative Session: 37th (1911-1912)   Session Details
Body: Senate Elected: 11/8/1910 Term of Office: 1/3/1911 to 1/4/1915
District: 34 Residence: Saint Paul
Counties Represented: Ramsey
Occupation: Meat Market Business
Party: Democratic
Committees:
Commerce and Trade
Enrollment
Labor
Libraries
Manufactures
Public Health and Pure Food
Railroads
Taxes and Tax Laws

Legislative Session: 36th (1909-1910)   Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/3/1908 Term of Office: 1/5/1909 to 1/2/1911
District: 34 Residence: Saint Paul
Counties Represented: Ramsey
Occupation: Meat Market Business
Party: Democratic
Committees:
Claims (Chair)
Hospital for Insane
Labor and Labor Legislation
Municipal Legislation
Prison Labor
Reapportionment

Legislative Session: 35th (1907-1908)   Session Details term photo
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Body: House Elected: 11/6/1906 Term of Office: 1/8/1907 to 1/4/1909
District: 34 Residence: Saint Paul
Counties Represented: Ramsey
Occupation: Meat Market Business
Party: Democratic
Committees:
Compensation of Public Officials
Express, Telegraph and Electric Railways
Logs and Lumber
Railroads
State Fair and Agricultural Societies
Towns and Counties

Legislative Session: 34th (1905-1906)   Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/8/1904 Term of Office: 1/3/1905 to 1/7/1907
District: 34 Residence: Saint Paul
Counties Represented: Ramsey
Occupation: Meat Market Business
Party: Democratic
Committees:
Census
Commerce
Engrossment
Municipal Legislation
State Public School

Legislative Session: 33rd (1903-1904)   Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/4/1902 Term of Office: 1/6/1903 to 1/2/1905
District: 34 Residence: Saint Paul
Counties Represented: Ramsey
Occupation: Meat Market Business
Party: Democratic
Committees:
Illuminating Oils
Labor and Labor Legislation
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