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Thielen, William Henry "Wm."

House 1913-14 (District 38)

Party when first elected:  Democratic

Counties Served:  Hennepin

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1879 (uncertain) Date of Death: ??/??/1914
Birth Place: Minneapolis, Minnesota Birth County: Hennepin Birth Country: United States
Other Names: Wm.
Gender:  Male Religion:  Catholic
City of Residence (when first elected):  Minneapolis

Occupation (when first elected):  Family Printing Business, Thielen Printing Co.

EDUCATION

Minneapolis Parochial Schools; At Least Elementary School; Northeast Minneapolis, Common School Education

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Gertrude Brands (married around 1906, she died around 1913-14)
Children: One child: Leslie Edward (son)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

Toensing lists his birth year as 1880(?). His great granddaughter says it was 1879.

He was of German ancestry.

He suffered from what sounded like colon cancer before he died.

Birth year, ancestry, middle name (she's fairly certain), cause of death, school, and family data provided by his great granddaughter.

Religion provided by his great granddaughter.


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Map of Minneapolis
Minneapolis, MN
Total Days Served: 360

SESSIONS SERVED

38th Legislative Session (1913-1914)

  Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/5/1912 Term of Office: 1/7/1913 to 1/1/1914
District: 38 Residence: Minneapolis
Counties Represented: Hennepin
Occupation: Family Printing Business, Thielen Printing Co.
Party: Democratic
Committees:
Board of Control
Grain and Warehouse
Mines and Minerals
Printing
State Fair
State Hospitals
Session Notes: He died while in office in 1914 but we do not know the exact date of his death. Thus his actual term end date is uncertain.

No other information has been entered for this legislator.

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