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Indrehus, Edward

House 1915-18 (District 45)

Party when first elected:  Nonpartisan Election

Counties Served:  Benton, Sherburne

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1873
Birth Place: Bergen, Bremanger Parish
Birth County:
Birth Country: Norway
Date of Death: ??/??/1933
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Foley
Occupation (when first elected): Farmer/Former Employee, M. and St. L. Railroad Co., Minneapolis/Former Employee, Great Northern Railroad Co., St. Cloud/Former Mechanic, C., M. and St. P. Railroad, Minneapolis

EDUCATION

Minneapolis Schools; At Least Elementary School; Evening Schools
Schools in Norway; At Least Elementary School;

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

State Board/Commission/Council: Minnesota Game and Fish Commission (Warden); 1906 to 19??

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Married
Children:
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He came to American in 1890. He lived in Minneapolis, Minnesota then moved to St. Cloud, Minnesota. He bought a tract of timber land in Benton County, Minnesota in the fall of 1900 and made it into a farm.

He was a member of the Democratic Party.

He ran unsuccessfully as the Democratic Party endorsed candidate for Governor of Minnesota in the 1922 election.

His brother, Christopher, was a member of the Norwegian Parliament.

Total Days Served: 1463

SESSIONS SERVED

40th Legislative Session (1917-1918)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 45
Elected: 11/7/1916
Residence: Foley
Term of Office: 1/2/1917 to 1/6/1919
Counties Represented: Benton, Sherburne
Occupation: Farmer/Former Employee, Great Northern Railroad Co., St. Cloud/Former Mechanic, C., M. and St. P. Railroad, Minneapolis
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Appropriations
  • Grain and Warehouse
  • Roads and Bridges (Chair)
  • Rules and Joint Rules
  • Taxes and Tax Laws

39th Legislative Session (1915-1916)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 45
Elected: 11/3/1914
Residence: Foley
Term of Office: 1/5/1915 to 1/1/1917
Counties Represented: Benton, Sherburne
Occupation: Farmer/Former Employee, M. and St. L. Railroad Co., Minneapolis/Former Employee, Great Northern Railroad Co., St. Cloud/Former Mechanic, C., M. and St. P. Railroad, Minneapolis
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Game and Fish (Chair)
  • Grain and Warehouse
  • Public Health and Pure Food
  • Roads and Bridges
  • State Census
  • State Normal Schools