House 1905-06 (District 22)
Party when first elected: Democratic
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City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Eau Claire Schools, Wisconsin; At Least Elementary School; 7 weeks
Granite Falls Public Schools; At Least Elementary School;
Schools in Norway; At Least Elementary School;
F.H. Folsum's Business College, Minneapolis, Minnesota; Postsecondary; Winter 1878, 3 months
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Sacred Heart, Minnesota (Village Council);
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Sacred Heart, Minnesota (School Board, President);
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Julia Thompson (married on November 1879; she died on April 20, 1896); Widower; Lenora Arestead (married on May 15, 1898)
Nine children: Tyler, Magnus, Rudolph, and Odin (sons, with first wife); Gertrude, Lenora, and Mabel (daughters, with first wife); Clement (son, with second wife); Dorothe (daughter, with second wife)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He was raised in Hellelands Sogn, Norway.
He came to Houston County, Minnesota in 1871. He moved to Wisconsin in 1872. He moved to Renville County, Minnesota in the spring of 1876.
He was a founding member of the American Church of Sacred Heart, Minnesota.