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Tollefson, Thomas "Thos."

House 1915-18 (District 5)

Party when first elected:  Nonpartisan Election

Counties Served:  Dodge

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1852
Birth Place:
Birth County:
Birth Country: Norway
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names: Thos.
City of Residence (when first elected): West Concord
Occupation (when first elected): Farmer

EDUCATION

Goodhue County Common Schools; At Least Elementary School;

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Municipal Board/Commission: West Concord, Minnesota (Township Board of Supervisors, Chair, several terms); 1??? to 1???
Municipal Council/Aldermen: West Concord, Minnesota (Village Council, President, 2 terms); 19?? to 19??

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

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

GENERAL NOTES

He came to the United States in 1857 and settled in Goodhue County, Minnesota. He moved to Dodge County, Minnesota around 1879.

Total Days Served: 1463

SESSIONS SERVED

40th Legislative Session (1917-1918)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 05
Elected: 11/7/1916
Residence: West Concord
Term of Office: 1/2/1917 to 1/6/1919
Counties Represented: Dodge
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Drainage
  • Grain and Warehouse
  • Immigration
  • Public Domain
  • Reorganization of State Government
  • State School for Dependent Children and Defectives
  • Telephones and Telegraph
  • Villages

39th Legislative Session (1915-1916)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 05
Elected: 11/3/1914
Residence: West Concord
Term of Office: 1/5/1915 to 1/1/1917
Counties Represented: Dodge
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Agricultural Schools
  • Public Accounts and Expenditures
  • Schools for Defectives
  • State Fair
  • State Normal Schools
  • Villages
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