House 1917-18 (District 19)
Party when first elected: Nonpartisan Election
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Business, Red Wing
Red Wing High School; Secondary;
State University, Minnesota; Attended College;
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Minnesota National Guard, Company G, 13th Minnesota Infantry Volunteers (Spanish-American War and Philippine Insurrection, Captain; Brevetted Major for Gallantry in Action);
1888 to 1914
State of Minnesota (Assistant Adjutant General);
1901 to 1905
Red Wing, Minnesota (City Council Alderman);
05/01/1906 to 1917
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Toensing lists his birth year as 1868. The Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1917 lists 1867.
He was born near Racine, Wisconsin.
He moved to Goodhue County, Minnesota in 1868.
He was shot through both lungs at the Battle of Manila.
Residence: Red Wing
Term of Office: 1/2/1917 to 1/6/1919
Occupation: Business, Red Wing
Public Accounts and Expenditures
State and Other Libraries
State Training School
No other information has been entered for this legislator.