House 1937-46 (District 53); House 1953-66 (District 53)
Party when first elected: Nonpartisan Election
Ellendale State Normal School, North Dakota; College Graduate; 1914
Myrtle (she died in September 1968)
Seven children: Charles Halsted Jr., and Lewie (sons); Marjorie, Kay, Virginia, Vivian, and Donna (daughters)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He was born on a farm.He moved to Minnesota in 1914. He moved to Brainerd, Minnesota in 1929.He ran as the Democratic-Farmer-Labor endorsed candidate for Governor of Minnesota in 1948.A building at the Brainerd Regional Human Services Center was named after him in 1990. "Halsted, a DFLer, fought from 1957 to 1964 to convince the Legislature to locate the regional treatment facility in Brainerd rather than elsewhere in central Minnesota." (Brainerd Daily Dispatch, August 21, 1990)He died in Crow Wing County, Minnesota.Religion provided by the Political Graveyard.
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