House 1909-12 (District 51)
Party when first elected: Republican
Cook, Lake, St. Louis
Date of Birth:
Rochester, New York
Date of Death:
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Syracuse University, New York; College Graduate; 1875
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
United States District Attorney, Minnesota;
1881 to ?
Clara Hesperia Bannister (married around 1881)
Seven children, One adopted child: Walter Bannister, Edward Chester, Marjorie, Helen Clara, John (he died in infancy, 1893), Elisabeth Mannering, and Robert; Alfred Edward Bannister (Clara's nephew, adopted in 1898)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He came to Minnesota in 1879. He moved to Duluth, Minnesota in 1892.
Congdon served as the Minnesota representative to the Republican National Convention in 1916 (MNopedia).
Congdon built Duluth's Glensheen.