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Nelson, Samuel B.

Senate 1915-18 (District 11)

Party when first elected:  Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus

Counties Served:  Nobles, Rock

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 1/2/1863
Birth Place: Iowa
Birth County: Winnesheik
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: ??/??/1934
Gender: Male
Religion:
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Luverne
Occupation (when first elected): President and Manager, Nelson Brothers' Department Store

EDUCATION

Winnesheik County Public Schools, Iowa; At Least Elementary School;

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

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

GENERAL NOTES

He was born on a farm.

He came to Luverne, Minnesota in 1879.

He was "one of the Minnesota delegation that nominated Woodrow Wilson for president." (Buell, C.J. The Minnesota Legislature of 1915, p. 88)

Total Days Served: 1463

SESSIONS SERVED

40th Legislative Session (1917-1918) (second half of Senate term)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 11
Elected: 11/3/1914
Residence: Luverne
Term of Office: 1/5/1915 to 1/6/1919
Counties Represented: Nobles, Rock
Occupation: President and Manager, Nelson Brothers' Department Store
Party: Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus Party Notes: He was "one of the Minnesota delegation that nominated Woodrow Wilson for president." (Buell, C.J. The Minnesota Legislature of 1915, p. 88)
Committees:
  • Civil Administration
  • Employers Liability Laws
  • General Legislation
  • Insurance
  • Municipal Affairs

39th Legislative Session (1915-1916)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 11
Elected: 11/3/1914
Residence: Luverne
Term of Office: 1/5/1915 to 1/6/1919
Counties Represented: Nobles, Rock
Occupation: President and Manager, Nelson Brothers' Department Store
Party: Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus Party Notes: He was "one of the Minnesota delegation that nominated Woodrow Wilson for president." (Buell, C.J. The Minnesota Legislature of 1915, p. 88)
Committees:
  • Civil Administration
  • General Legislation
  • Insurance
  • Municipal Affairs
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