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Kniss, Pierce J. "P.J."

House 1879-82 (District 38)

Party when first elected:  Not Available

Counties Served:  Cottonwood, Jackson, Murray, Nobles, Pipestone, Rock

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1839
Birth Place: Ohio
Birth County:
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: ??/??/1896
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names: P.J.
City of Residence (when first elected): Luverne
Occupation (when first elected): Banker

EDUCATION

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

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

GENERAL NOTES

He came to Minnesota in 1870.

Total Days Served: 1456

SESSIONS SERVED

22nd Legislative Session (1881-1882)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 38
Elected: 11/2/1880
Residence: Luverne
Term of Office: 1/4/1881 to 1/1/1883
Counties Represented: Cottonwood, Jackson, Murray, Nobles, Pipestone, Rock
Occupation: Banker
Party: Not Available
Committees:
  • Banks (Chair)
  • Finance
  • State Prison

21st Legislative Session (1879-1880)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 38
Elected: 11/5/1878
Residence: Luverne
Term of Office: 1/7/1879 to 1/3/1881
Counties Represented: Cottonwood, Jackson, Murray, Nobles, Pipestone, Rock
Occupation: Banker
Party: Not Available
Committees:
  • Banks
  • Railroads
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