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Olson, Andrew C.

Senate 1911-14 (District 14)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Cottonwood, Jackson

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1866
Birth Place: Iowa
Birth County: Winneshiek
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: 6/??/1920
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Windom
Occupation (when first elected): Farmer/Interested in a General Store and Elevator

EDUCATION

Minnesota Common Schools; At Least Elementary School;

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

County Board/Commissioner: Jackson County, Minnesota (County Commissioner, 4 years); 1??? to 1???
Municipal Government: Minnesota (Various Township Offices); 1??? to 1???
School Board/Administration: Minnesota (Various School Offices); 1??? to 1???

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

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

GENERAL NOTES

He moved with his parents to Jackson County, Minnesota in 1868.

Toensing lists his city of residence as Christiania.

He died in an accident between a truck and a train.

Total Days Served: 1463

SESSIONS SERVED

38th Legislative Session (1913-1914) (second half of Senate term)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 14
Elected: 11/8/1910
Residence: Windom
Term of Office: 1/3/1911 to 1/4/1915
Counties Represented: Cottonwood, Jackson
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Republican
Committees:
  • Agriculture and Horticulture
  • Claims
  • Dairy Products and Live Stock
  • Grain and Warehouse
  • Lands, Mines and Minerals
  • Roads and Bridges
  • State Soldiers Home and Military Affairs

37th Legislative Session (1911-1912)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 14
Elected: 11/8/1910
Residence: Windom
Term of Office: 1/3/1911 to 1/4/1915
Counties Represented: Cottonwood, Jackson
Occupation: Farmer/Interested in a General Store and Elevator
Party: Republican
Committees:
  • Agriculture and Horticulture
  • Dairy Products and Live Stock
  • Grain and Warehouse
  • Indian Affairs (Chair)
  • Military Affairs
  • Roads and Bridges
  • State Prison
  • Towns and Counties
Photographs
Portrait of Minnesota State Senator Andrew C. Olson, Windom, Minnesota, 1920? Available in the Minnesota Reflections Collection.