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Ramsland, Ole T.

House 1905-06 (District 22)

Party when first elected:  Democratic

Counties Served:  Renville

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 10/16/1853
Birth Place:
Birth County:
Birth Country: Norway
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Sacred Heart
Occupation (when first elected): Mercantile Business

EDUCATION

Eau Claire Schools, Wisconsin; At Least Elementary School; 7 weeks
Granite Falls Public Schools; At Least Elementary School;
Schools in Norway; At Least Elementary School;
F.H. Folsum's Business College, Minneapolis, Minnesota; Postsecondary; Winter 1878, 3 months

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Municipal Council/Aldermen: Sacred Heart, Minnesota (Village Council); 1??? to 1???
School Board/Administration: Sacred Heart, Minnesota (School Board, President); 1??? to 19??

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Julia Thompson (married on November 1879; she died on April 20, 1896); Widower; Lenora Arestead (married on May 15, 1898)
Children: Nine children: Tyler, Magnus, Rudolph, and Odin (sons, with first wife); Gertrude, Lenora, and Mabel (daughters, with first wife); Clement (son, with second wife); Dorothe (daughter, with second wife)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He was raised in Hellelands Sogn, Norway.

He came to Houston County, Minnesota in 1871. He moved to Wisconsin in 1872. He moved to Renville County, Minnesota in the spring of 1876.

He was a founding member of the American Church of Sacred Heart, Minnesota.

Total Days Served: 735

SESSIONS SERVED

34th Legislative Session (1905-1906)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 22
Elected: 11/8/1904
Residence: Sacred Heart
Term of Office: 1/3/1905 to 1/7/1907
Counties Represented: Renville
Occupation: Mercantile Business
Party: Democratic
Committees:
  • Claims
  • Education
  • Forestry and Fire Protection
  • Public Buildings
  • Temperance Legislation