House 1893-94 (District 2)
Party when first elected: Republican
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Editor and Publisher, The Preston Times
Fillmore County Schools; Elementary School; Log School House
Marshall Academy, Wisconsin; Secondary; 2 Years, 15-16 Years Old
Augsburg Seminary, Minneapolis; Postsecondary;
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Fillmore County, Minnesota (Deputy Register of Deeds, 4 years);
187? to 18??
Fillmore County, Minnesota (County Sheriff);
1880 to 1885
Minnesota State Prison, Stillwater, Minnesota (Deputy Warden);
01/1890 to 02/1891
State Legislative Staff:
Minnesota Senate (Secretary of the Senate);
1895 to 1907
Emma McCollum (married on September 14, 1878)
Four children: Alfred, William (died in infancy), Nora, and Winnie
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He was of Norwegian ancestry.
He was born on a farm.
He ran unsuccessfully for Minnesota Secretary of State in 1898.
He was a member of St. Paul Norwegian Lutheran Church in Preston, Minnesota.