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Welch, A. C.

House 1915-24 (District 22)

Party when first elected:  Nonpartisan Election

Counties Served:  McLeod

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1865 (uncertain)
Birth Place: Pittston, Pennsylvania
Birth County:
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: ??/??/1939
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Glencoe
Occupation (when first elected): President, McLeod County Dairy Association/Organizer, Farmers' Elevator and Shipping Association of Glencoe/Prime Mover, McLeod County Swine Breeders Association/Former President, Glencoe Creamery Co.

EDUCATION

Minnesota Public Schools; At Least Elementary School;

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Municipal Board/Commission: Helen, Minnesota (Town Board, several terms); 1??? to 1???

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Married
Children: Had children: (4 sons, at least)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

Toensing lists 1867 as his birth year. The Minnesota Legislative Manuals, 1915 and 1923 list 1865.

He moved to McLeod County, Minnesota when he was 10 years old with his parents.

Total Days Served: 3654

SESSIONS SERVED

43rd Legislative Session (1923-1924)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 22
Elected: 11/7/1922
Residence: Glencoe
Term of Office: 1/2/1923 to 1/5/1925
Counties Represented: McLeod
Occupation: Director; Glencoe Creamery, Farmers Elevator and Shipping Association, Produce Store, Dairy, Swine and Breeders Association and Milling Co. Cooperative Associations
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Dairy Products and Live Stock
  • Grain and Warehouse
  • Public Buildings (Chair)
  • State and County Fairs
  • Taxes and Tax Laws
  • Towns and Counties
Session Notes: He lived in the town of Helen.

42nd Legislative Session (1921-1922)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 22
Elected: 11/2/1920
Residence: Glencoe
Term of Office: 1/4/1921 to 1/1/1923
Counties Represented: McLeod
Occupation: Director; Glencoe Creamery, Farmers Elevator and Shipping Association, Produce Store, Dairy, Swine and Breeders Association and Milling Co. Cooperative Associations
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Dairy Products and Live Stock
  • Grain and Warehouse
  • Railroads
  • Re-apportionment
  • Taxes

41st Legislative Session (1919-1920)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 22
Elected: 11/5/1918
Residence: Glencoe
Term of Office: 1/7/1919 to 1/3/1921
Counties Represented: McLeod
Occupation: Director; Glencoe Creamery, Farmers Elevator and Shipping Association, Produce Store, Dairy, Swine and Breeders Association and Milling Co. Cooperative Associations
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Agriculture and Horticulture
  • Dairy Products and Live Stock
  • Grain and Warehouse
  • Railroads

40th Legislative Session (1917-1918)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 22
Elected: 11/7/1916
Residence: Glencoe
Term of Office: 1/2/1917 to 1/6/1919
Counties Represented: McLeod
Occupation: Former President, Glencoe Creamery Co.
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Agriculture and Horticulture
  • Election Contests
  • Grain and Warehouse
  • State Training School
  • Temperance Legislation
  • Villages

39th Legislative Session (1915-1916)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 22
Elected: 11/3/1914
Residence: Glencoe
Term of Office: 1/5/1915 to 1/1/1917
Counties Represented: McLeod
Occupation: President, McLeod County Dairy Association/Organizer, Farmers' Elevator and Shipping Association of Glencoe/Prime Mover, McLeod County Swine Breeders Association/Former President, Glencoe Creamery Co.
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Agriculture and Horticulture
  • Commerce and Retail Trade
  • Crimes and Punishment
  • Grain and Warehouse
  • Reapportionment
  • Temperance Legislation
  • Villages
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