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Engebretson, John

Senate 1943-46 (District 11)

Party when first elected:  Nonpartisan Election

Counties Served:  Nobles, Rock

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 6/1/1880
Birth Place: Vienna Township, Minnesota
Birth County: Rock
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: 11/14/1984
Gender: Male
Religion:
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Kenneth
Occupation (when first elected): Farm Owner/Banker, Manager, Kenneth State Bank/Taught School

EDUCATION

Public Grade Schools; Elementary School;
Breck School, Wilder; Secondary; Business Course, Winter
Business School; Postsecondary; Business
Austin Normal School; Attended College; Academic Courses

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Susie Olson (married in 1911)
Children: Four children: (daughters)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He was of Norwegian ancestry.

He was born on a farm.

He died in Rock County, Minnesota.

Total Days Served: 1463

SESSIONS SERVED

54th Legislative Session (1945-1946) (second half of Senate term)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 11
Elected: 11/3/1942
Residence: Kenneth
Term of Office: 1/5/1943 to 1/6/1947
Counties Represented: Nobles, Rock
Occupation: Taught School/Farm Owner/Banker
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Banks and Banking
  • Crime and Crime Prevention
  • Public Highways
  • Public Welfare
  • Railroads
  • Taxes and Tax Laws
  • Workmens Compensation

53rd Legislative Session (1943-1944)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 11
Elected: 11/3/1942
Residence: Kenneth
Term of Office: 1/5/1943 to 1/6/1947
Counties Represented: Nobles, Rock
Occupation: Farm Owner/Banker, Manager, Kenneth State Bank/Taught School
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Banks and Banking
  • Crime and Crime Prevention
  • Public Highways
  • Public Welfare
  • Railroads
  • Taxes and Tax Laws
  • Workmens Compensation
Articles & Books About
"An Indomitable Spirit Has Passed Away (Obituary)." Luverne Star Herald, November 19, 1984.