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Benedict, Clifford L.

Senate 1899-1902 (District 11)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Blue Earth

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 10/1/1862
Birth Place: Wisconsin
Birth County:
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: ??/??/1926
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Mankato
Occupation (when first elected): Practicing Law/Former Principal, Mapleton School

EDUCATION

Studied Law; Admitted to the Bar; May 22, 1888

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

County Attorney: Blue Earth County, Minnesota; 18?? to 18??

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

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Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He came to Minnesota in 1868 and settled on a farm in Blue Earth County.

Total Days Served: 1463

SESSIONS SERVED

32nd Legislative Session (1901-1902) (second half of Senate term)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 11
Elected: 11/8/1898
Residence: Mankato
Term of Office: 1/3/1899 to 1/5/1903
Counties Represented: Blue Earth
Occupation: Practicing Law/Former Principal, Mapleton School
Party: Republican
Committees:
  • Elections (Chair)
  • Finance
  • Labor
  • Library
  • Manufactures
  • Normal Schools
  • State Public School

31st Legislative Session (1899-1900)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 11
Elected: 11/8/1898
Residence: Mankato
Term of Office: 1/3/1899 to 1/5/1903
Counties Represented: Blue Earth
Occupation: Practicing Law/Former Principal, Mapleton School
Party: Republican
Committees:
  • Elections (Chair)
  • Judiciary
  • Library
  • Manufactures
  • Normal Schools
  • State Public School
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