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Pittenger, William Alvin


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Duluth, MN

House 1917-20 (District 58)

Party when first elected:  Nonpartisan Election

Counties Served:  St. Louis

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 12/29/1885 Date of Death: 11/26/1951
Birth Place: Crawfordsville, Indiana Birth County: Montgomery Birth Country: United States
Other Names:
Gender:  Male Religion:  Not Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):  Duluth

Occupation (when first elected):  Practicing Attorney

EDUCATION

Wabash College, Crawfordsville, Indiana; College Graduate; 1909
Harvard University, Law School; Law Degree; 1912; Admitted to the Bar, 1912

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

U.S. Representative8th Congressional District, MinnesotaElected03/04/1929 to 03/03/1933
U.S. Representative8th Congressional District, MinnesotaElected01/03/1935 to 01/03/1937
U.S. Representative8th Congressional District, MinnesotaElected01/03/1939 to 01/03/1947

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

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GENERAL NOTES

He was born on a farm.

He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the United States House of Representatives in 1932, 1936, and 1946.

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

He died in Duluth, Minnesota and was buried in Forest Hill Cemetery.

Legislative Session: 41st (1919-1920)   Session Details term photo
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Body: House Elected: 11/5/1918 Term of Office: 1/7/1919 to 1/3/1921
District: 58 Residence: Duluth
Counties Represented: St. Louis
Occupation: Practicing Attorney
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
Cities of the First Class
Insurance
Judiciary
Legislative Expense (Chair)
Taxes
Temperance

Legislative Session: 40th (1917-1918)   Session Details term photo
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Body: House Elected: 11/7/1916 Term of Office: 1/2/1917 to 1/6/1919
District: 58 Residence: Duluth
Counties Represented: St. Louis
Occupation: Practicing Attorney
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
Corporations Other Than Municipal
General Legislation
Grain and Warehouse
Insurance
Judiciary
Public Health and Pure Food
Telephones and Telegraph
Workmens Compensation

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