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Anderson, John A.

House 1887-88 (District 22)

Party when first elected:  Not Available

Counties Served:  Goodhue

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 8/15/1842
Birth Place: Tidersrum parish, Östergötlands län,
Birth County:
Birth Country: Sweden
Date of Death: 11/11/1911
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Vasa
Occupation (when first elected): Farmer

EDUCATION

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Military: 3rd Minnesota Volunteer Infantry, Company D (United States Civil War) He served three years and six months.; 1861 to ?

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

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

GENERAL NOTES

He emigrated from Sweden with his family in 1851 and settled in Sugar Grove, Warren County, Pennsylvania. He and his brother joined a large group from Sugar Grove who moved in 1857 to Vasa, Goodhue County, Minnesota.

He died in Vasa, Goodhue County.

Total Days Served: 735

SESSIONS SERVED

25th Legislative Session (1887-1888)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 22
Elected: 11/2/1886
Residence: Vasa
Term of Office: 1/4/1887 to 1/7/1889
Counties Represented: Goodhue
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Not Available
Committees:
  • Hospital for Insane
  • State Normal Schools