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Andersen, Herman Carl "H.C., H. Carl"


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Map of Tyler
Tyler, MN

House 1935-36 (District 12)

Party when first elected:  Nonpartisan Election

Counties Served:  Lincoln

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 1/27/1897 Date of Death: 7/26/1978
Birth Place: Newcastle, Washington Birth County: Kings Birth Country: United States
Other Names: H.C., H. Carl
Gender:  Male Religion:  Lutheran
City of Residence (when first elected):  Tyler

Occupation (when first elected):  Farm Operator/Former Civil Engineer

EDUCATION

Naval Academy; Postsecondary;
University of Washington; Attended College; Civil Engineer

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

U.S. Representative7th Congressional District, MinnesotaElected01/03/1939 to 01/03/1963

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Martha
Children: Two children: Charles Carl, and Alfred (sons)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He moved to a farm in Lincoln County, Minnesota in 1901 with his parents.

He was a member of the Republican Party when he served in the United States Congress.

He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination as an Independent for the United States House of Representatives in 1962.

He died in Falls Church, Virginia. His body was cremated and his ashes were buried in Danebod Lutheran Cemetery in Tyler, Minnesota.

Religion provided by Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

Total Days Served: 728

SESSIONS SERVED

Legislative Session: 49th (1935-1936)   Session Details term photo
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Body: House Elected: 11/6/1934 Term of Office: 1/8/1935 to 1/4/1937
District: 12 Residence: Tyler
Counties Represented: Lincoln
Occupation: Farm Operator/Former Civil Engineer
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
Agriculture and Horticulture
Appropriations
Banks and Banking
Dairy Products and Live Stock
Emergency Relief
Markets and Marketing
Military Affairs

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