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Peterson, Otto M. "O.M."

House 1917-18 (District 6)

Party when first elected:  Nonpartisan Election

Counties Served:  Freeborn

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 5/4/1877
Birth Place: Cashton, Wisconsin
Birth County:
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names: O.M.
City of Residence (when first elected): Albert Lea
Occupation (when first elected): Owner, Albert Lea Nursery/Fruit Grower/Stock Raiser

EDUCATION

Common Schools; Elementary School;
Luther Academy, Albert Lea, Minnesota; Secondary;

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

County Board/Commissioner: Freeborn County, Minnesota (County Agricultural Society, Secretary, 9 years); 1??? to 1???
County Board/Commissioner: Southern Minnesota (Southern Minnesota Horticultural Society, President); 1??? to 1???
Municipal Government: Albert Lea, Minnesota (Held Town Offices); 1??? to 1???
School Board/Administration: Albert Lea, Minnesota (Held School Offices); 1??? to 1???

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

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

GENERAL NOTES

He was of Norwegian ancestry.

Total Days Served: 735

SESSIONS SERVED

40th Legislative Session (1917-1918)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 06
Elected: 11/7/1916
Residence: Albert Lea
Term of Office: 1/2/1917 to 1/6/1919
Counties Represented: Freeborn
Occupation: Owner, Albert Lea Nursery/Fruit Grower/Stock Raiser
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Agriculture and Horticulture
  • Compensation of Public Officials
  • Dairy Products and Live Stock
  • Elections
  • Public Accounts and Expenditures
  • Roads and Bridges
  • Taxes and Tax Laws
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