House 1911-12 (District 29); House 1915-18 (District 19)
Party when first elected: Prohibition
Date of Birth:
Vasa Township, Minnesota
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Farm Owner and Operator/President and Manager, Belle Creek Co-operative Creamery/President, Belle Creek Co-operative Mercantile Co./Former Director and Secretary, Farmers' Elevator Co.
Belle Creek Public Schools; At Least Elementary School;
Beeman's Business College, Red Wing; Postsecondary;
Minnesota State Agricultural School; Attended College; of the Twin Cities, 1903-1906
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Belle Creek Township, Minnesota (Constable, 4 years);
1??? to 1???
Goodhue County, Minnesota (School Board);
1??? to 1???
Goodhue County, Minnesota (Justice of the Peace);
1903 to 1909
Emma Monson (married February 11, 1907)
Two children: Leonard A., and Edgar J. (sons)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He was of Swedish ancestry.
He moved to a 120 acre farm in Belle Creek Township, Minnesota in 1875, with his parents.
He ran unsuccessfully as the Prohibition Party's candidate for the Minnesota Legislature in 1908.
He was a member of the Swedish Lutheran Church.
Religion provided by History of Goodhue County, Minnesota; Chicago: H.C. Cooper, Jr. & Co., 1909, p. 964.