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Andersen, Herman Carl "H.C., H. Carl"

House 1935-36 (District 12)

Party when first elected:  Nonpartisan Election

Counties Served:  Lincoln


Date of Birth: 1/27/1897
Birth Place: Newcastle, Washington
Birth County: Kings
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: 7/26/1978
Gender: Male
Religion: Lutheran
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names: H.C., H. Carl
City of Residence (when first elected): Tyler
Occupation (when first elected): Farm Operator/Former Civil Engineer


Naval Academy; Postsecondary;
University of Washington; Attended College; Civil Engineer


U.S. Representative: 7th Congressional District, Minnesota; 01/03/1939 to 01/03/1963 [Elected]


Spouse: Martha
Children: Two children: Charles Carl, and Alfred (sons)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:


He moved to a farm in Lincoln County, Minnesota in 1901 with his parents.

He was a member of the Republican Party when he served in the United States Congress.

He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination as an Independent for the United States House of Representatives in 1962.

He died in Falls Church, Virginia. His body was cremated and his ashes were buried in Danebod Lutheran Cemetery in Tyler, Minnesota.

Religion provided by Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

Total Days Served: 728


49th Legislative Session (1935-1936)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 12
Elected: 11/6/1934
Residence: Tyler
Term of Office: 1/8/1935 to 1/4/1937
Counties Represented: Lincoln
Occupation: Farm Operator/Former Civil Engineer
Party: Nonpartisan Election
  • Agriculture and Horticulture
  • Appropriations
  • Banks and Banking
  • Dairy Products and Live Stock
  • Emergency Relief
  • Markets and Marketing
  • Military Affairs