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Johnson, Lawrence Henry


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Minneapolis, MN

House 1901-10 (District 43)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Hennepin

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 12/17/1862 Date of Death: ??/??/1947
Birth Place:  Birth County:  Birth Country: Germany
Other Names:
Gender:  Male Religion:  Not Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):  Minneapolis

Occupation (when first elected):  Bridge Contractor and Engineer; President, The Hennepin Bridge Company

EDUCATION

Common Schools, Germany; Elementary School;
New York Schools; Secondary; 1875-1879

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

PostmasterGreenville, Michigan (Post Office Clerk)Appointed11/??/???? to ??/??/1880

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Nellie Smith (married on January 22, 1891)
Children:
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He moved to the United States on April 5, 1875, with his parents. He lived in Augusta, New York. He moved to Durand, Michigan on 1879, with his family. He came to Minnesota on August 2, 1883 or 1884.

He was a member of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, the Masonic Order, Modern Samaritans, and the United Commercial Travelers of America (UCT).

Total Days Served: 3647

SESSIONS SERVED

Legislative Session: 36th (1909-1910)   Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/3/1908 Term of Office: 1/5/1909 to 1/2/1911
District: 43 Residence: Minneapolis
Counties Represented: Hennepin
Occupation: Bridge Contractor and Engineer; President, The Hennepin Bridge Company
Party: Republican
Committees:
Agricultural Schools
Appropriations
Express, Telegraph and Electric Railways
General Legislation (Chair)
Taxes and Tax Laws

Legislative Session: 35th (1907-1908)   Session Details term photo
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Body: House Elected: 11/6/1906 Term of Office: 1/8/1907 to 1/4/1909
District: 43 Residence: Minneapolis
Counties Represented: Hennepin
Occupation: Bridge Contractor and Engineer; President, The Hennepin Bridge Company
Party: Republican
Committees:
Leadership Position: Speaker of the House

Legislative Session: 34th (1905-1906)   Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/8/1904 Term of Office: 1/3/1905 to 1/7/1907
District: 43 Residence: Minneapolis
Counties Represented: Hennepin
Occupation: Bridge Contractor and Engineer; President, The Hennepin Bridge Company
Party: Republican
Committees:
Manufactures
Mines and Minerals
Public Buildings
Public Lands
Roads, Bridges and Navigable Streams

Legislative Session: 33rd (1903-1904)   Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/4/1902 Term of Office: 1/6/1903 to 1/2/1905
District: 43 Residence: Minneapolis
Counties Represented: Hennepin
Occupation: Bridge Contractor and Engineer; President, The Hennepin Bridge Company
Party: Republican
Committees:
Enrollment
Labor and Labor Legislation
Logs and Lumber
Roads, Bridges and Navigable Streams (Chair)
Rules and Joint Rules

Legislative Session: 32nd (1901-1902)   Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/6/1900 Term of Office: 1/8/1901 to 1/5/1903
District: 43 Residence: Minneapolis
Counties Represented: Hennepin
Occupation: Bridge Contractor and Engineer; President, The Hennepin Bridge Company
Party: Republican
Committees:
Crimes and Punishments
Drainage
Insurance
Logs and Lumber
Roads, Bridges and Navigable Streams (Chair)

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