Senate 1874-75 (District 40); Senate 1878-82 (District 40); Senate 1883-86 (District 36)
Party when first elected: Not Available
Chippewa, Kandiyohi, Swift
Single (when first elected); Sophia L. (first listed in 1878)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Toensing lists his birth year as 1847. The Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1875 lists him as being 28 years old. The Minnesota Historical Society's Governors of Minnesota lists 1845.Toensing lists his name as Albert E. The Minnesota Legislative Manuals, 1874 and 1875 list both A.E. and E.A. The Minnesota Legislative Manuals, 1878, 1879-80, and 1881-82; and the St. Paul Pioneer Press, November 10, 1877; list A.E.He came to the United States in 1860. He moved to Willmar, Minnesota in 1866.He was listed as a Republican on the list of members posted after the 1877 election. ("The Next Legislature." St. Paul Pioneer Press, November 10, 1877)He was a member of the Republican Party when he served as Governor of Minnesota.
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