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Flikkie, John J. "J.J."

House 1917-18 (District 64)

Party when first elected:  Nonpartisan Election

Counties Served:  Mahnomen, Norman

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1866
Birth Place: Wisconsin
Birth County:
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: ??/??/1944
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names: J.J.
City of Residence (when first elected): Shelly
Occupation (when first elected): Farmer, Shipping Produce and Live Stock

EDUCATION

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

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

GENERAL NOTES

He moved to Minnesota around 1873.

Total Days Served: 735

SESSIONS SERVED

40th Legislative Session (1917-1918)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 64
Elected: 11/7/1916
Residence: Shelly
Term of Office: 1/2/1917 to 1/6/1919
Counties Represented: Mahnomen, Norman
Occupation: Farmer, Shipping Produce and Live Stock
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Agricultural Schools
  • Forestry
  • Reapportionment
  • Telephones and Telegraph
  • Transportation
Session Notes: He won the election and was sworn in on the first day of session. His election was contested by Albert L. Thompson for violations related to the Corrupt Practices Act. Flikkie was accused of distributing false reports and giving out cigars. Thompson filed the charges in district court and the judge ruled in his favor but stipulated that the court had no jurisdiction in the matter. After an investigation by the Election Contests Committee, John J. Flikkie was confirmed by the House as the winner of the election.