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Nessell, Andrew

House 1861 (District 1)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Ramsey

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

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Birth Country: United States
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Gender: Male
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Reported Minority: None Reported
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Alternate Spelling of Last Name: Nessel
City of Residence (when first elected): (Unknown)
Occupation (when first elected): None Listed

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GENERAL NOTES

Toensing lists his last name as Nessel. The Minnesota Journal of the House, 1861, appendix lists Nessell.

His party affiliation was determined by A History of the City of Saint Paul and of the County of Ramsey, Minnesota, 1876; it lists him as a member of the Republican Party in the 1860 election.

Total Days Served: 363

SESSIONS SERVED

3rd Legislative Session (1861)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 01
Elected: 11/6/1860
Residence: (Unknown)
Term of Office: 1/9/1861 to 1/6/1862
Counties Represented: Ramsey
Occupation: None Listed
Party: Republican Party Notes: His party affiliation was determined by A History of the City of Saint Paul and of the County of Ramsey, Minnesota, 1876; it lists him as a member of the Republican Party in the 1860 election.
Committees:
Session Notes: His official term start date is uncertain due to the contested election. The date listed is the day after the regular term start date. Jefferson P. Kidder won the election by only 2 votes. His election was contested by Andrew Nessell. After a recount the majority determined that a clerical error had been made and Andrew Nessell actually won by 1 vote and was entitled to the seat.