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Potter, LaForest E. "L.E."

Senate 1915-18 (District 14)

Party when first elected:  Nonpartisan Election

Counties Served:  Brown, Redwood

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 8/10/1858 Date of Death: 5/8/1942
Birth Place: Green Lake, Wisconsin Birth County:  Birth Country: United States
Other Names: L.E.
Gender:  Male Religion:  Not Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):  Springfield

Occupation (when first elected):  Farmer

EDUCATION

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Board of RegentsUniversity of Minnesota (Appointed by Governor Burnquist)Appointed12/06/1920 to 06/28/1922

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Ada May Redford (married in 1885)
Children: Three children: Reuben (son), Mrs. Olive Dahlberg and Mrs. L. Kerr (daughters)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He moved to Minnesota in 1865. He moved to Brown County, Minnesota in 1869.


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Map of Springfield
Springfield, MN
Total Days Served: 1463

SESSIONS SERVED

40th Legislative Session (1917-1918) (second half of Senate term)

  Session Details
Body: Senate Elected: 11/3/1914 Term of Office: 1/5/1915 to 1/6/1919
District: 14 Residence: Springfield
Counties Represented: Brown, Redwood
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
Agriculture, Dairy Products and Live Stock
Finance
Grain and Warehouse
Public Highways
Railroads

39th Legislative Session (1915-1916)

  Session Details
Body: Senate Elected: 11/3/1914 Term of Office: 1/5/1915 to 1/6/1919
District: 14 Residence: Springfield
Counties Represented: Brown, Redwood
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
Agriculture, Dairy Products and Live Stock
Finance
Military Affairs
Railroads, Grain and Warehouses

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