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Rustad, Edward S.

Senate 1911-14 (District 57); Senate 1915-18 (District 48)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Big Stone, Grant, Stevens, Traverse

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 11/26/1867
Birth Place: , Wisconsin
Birth County: Columbia
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: 11/25/1936
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Wheaton
Occupation (when first elected): Engaged in the Practice of Law/President, National Bank of Wheaton

EDUCATION

Wisconsin Common Schools; At Least Elementary School;
University of Minnesota, Law School; Attended Law School; 1 year; 1899; Commenced the Practice of Law, 1900

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Municipal Council/Aldermen: Wheaton, Minnesota (Village Council, President, several years); 1??? to 1???
County Auditor: Traverse County, Minnesota; 1864 to 1900
County Attorney: Traverse County, Minnesota; 1900 to 1910

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

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

GENERAL NOTES

He came to Traverse County, Minnesota in 1880.

Total Days Served: 2926

SESSIONS SERVED

40th Legislative Session (1917-1918) (second half of Senate term)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 48
Elected: 11/3/1914
Residence: Wheaton
Term of Office: 1/5/1915 to 1/6/1919
Counties Represented: Big Stone, Grant, Stevens, Traverse
Occupation: Practicing Law/President, National Bank of Wheaton
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Elections
  • General Legislation
  • Judiciary
  • Public Service Corporations
  • Public Welfare and Health
  • Rules and Legislative Expenses (Chair)

39th Legislative Session (1915-1916)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 48
Elected: 11/3/1914
Residence: Wheaton
Term of Office: 1/5/1915 to 1/6/1919
Counties Represented: Big Stone, Grant, Stevens, Traverse
Occupation: Practicing Law/President, National Bank of Wheaton
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • General Legislation
  • Judiciary
  • Judiciary: Corporation Law - Including Municipal Corporations (Chair)
  • Judiciary: Probate Law
  • Judiciary: Railroads
  • Public Service Corporations
  • Railroads, Grain and Warehouses (Chair)
  • Rules and Legislative Expenses

38th Legislative Session (1913-1914) (second half of Senate term)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 57
Elected: 11/8/1910
Residence: Wheaton
Term of Office: 1/3/1911 to 1/4/1915
Counties Represented: Grant, Stevens, Traverse
Occupation: Practicing Law/President, National Bank of Wheaton
Party: Republican
Committees:
  • Drainage (Chair)
  • Game and Fish
  • Judiciary
  • Labor
  • Manufactures
  • Public Accounts and Expenditures
  • Railroads
  • Reapportionment
  • Rules

37th Legislative Session (1911-1912)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 57
Elected: 11/8/1910
Residence: Wheaton
Term of Office: 1/3/1911 to 1/4/1915
Counties Represented: Grant, Stevens, Traverse
Occupation: Engaged in the Practice of Law/President, National Bank of Wheaton
Party: Republican
Committees:
  • Drainage (Chair)
  • Finance
  • Game and Fish
  • Judiciary
  • Railroads
  • Reapportionment
  • Rules
  • State Prison
Articles & Books About
"Edward Rustad Rites Saturday." The Minneapolis Star, November 27, 1936.