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Congdon, Chester Adgate

House 1909-12 (District 51)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Cook, Lake, St. Louis

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 6/12/1853 Date of Death: 11/21/1916
Birth Place: Rochester, New York Birth County:  Birth Country: United States
Other Names:
Gender:  Male Religion:  Not Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):  Duluth

Occupation (when first elected):  Lawyer

EDUCATION

Syracuse University, New York; College Graduate; 1875

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Clara Hesperia Bannister (married around 1881)
Children: Seven children, One adopted child: Walter Bannister, Edward Chester, Marjorie, Helen Clara, John (he died in infancy, 1893), Elisabeth Mannering, and Robert; Alfred Edward Bannister (Clara's nephew, adopted in 1898)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He came to Minnesota in 1879. He moved to Duluth, Minnesota in 1892.



Map of Duluth
Duluth, MN
Total Days Served: 1463

SESSIONS SERVED

37th Legislative Session (1911-1912)

  Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/8/1910 Term of Office: 1/3/1911 to 1/6/1913
District: 51 Residence: Duluth
Counties Represented: St. Louis
Occupation: None Listed
Party: Republican
Committees:
Appropriations
Drainage
General Legislation
Judiciary
Public Lands
Reapportionment (Chair)
Rules and Joint Rules
Taxes and Tax Laws
Tri-County (Hennepin, Ramsey and St. Louis Counties)

36th Legislative Session (1909-1910)

  Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/3/1908 Term of Office: 1/5/1909 to 1/2/1911
District: 51 Residence: Duluth
Counties Represented: Cook, Lake, St. Louis
Occupation: Lawyer
Party: Republican
Committees:
Education
Judiciary
Municipal Legislation
Public Health and Pure Food
Railroads
Taxes and Tax Laws

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