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Sutherland, George Andrew

House 1917-18 (District 9)

Party when first elected:  Nonpartisan Election

Counties Served:  Martin

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 4/5/1868 (uncertain)
Birth Place: Oil Springs, Ontario
Birth County:
Birth Country: Canada
Date of Death: ??/??/1939 (uncertain)
Gender: Male
Religion: Congregational
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Fairmont
Occupation (when first elected): Life Insurance Business/Former Collection and Real Estate Business/Former Teacher, 2 years/Former Oil Business, 2 years

EDUCATION

Common Schools, Canada; At Least Elementary School; Oil Springs
University of Michigan, Law School; Law Degree; Law Course, 1892

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Augusta Schneekloth (married in 1901)
Children: Five children
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

Toensing lists his birth year as 1869. The Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1917 lists 1868.

He was of Scottish ancestry.

He moved to Sherburn, Minnesota in 1893. He moved to Fairmont, Minnesota in 1908.

Religion provided by the Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1917.

Total Days Served: 735

SESSIONS SERVED

40th Legislative Session (1917-1918)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 09
Elected: 11/7/1916
Residence: Fairmont
Term of Office: 1/2/1917 to 1/6/1919
Counties Represented: Martin
Occupation: Life Insurance Business/Former Collection and Real Estate Business/Former Teacher, 2 years/Former Oil Business, 2 years
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Drainage
  • Game and Fish
  • Insurance
  • Labor and Labor Legislation
  • Public Domain
  • Temperance Legislation (Chair)
No other information has been entered for this legislator.