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Beanblossom, Sheldon L. "S.L."

House 1949-58 (District 37)

Party when first elected:  Nonpartisan Election-Conservative Caucus

Counties Served:  Ramsey

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 7/22/1902
Birth Place: Indiana
Birth County:
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: 8/29/1981
Gender: Male
Religion: Lutheran
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names: S.L.
City of Residence (when first elected): Saint Paul
Occupation (when first elected): Business, Beanblossom's Meat Market/Executive Secretary, St. Paul Food Retailers Association, Inc.

EDUCATION

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Mildred (she died in 1980)
Children: Two children: Emmagene and Phyllis (daughters)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He moved to Minnesota during the Depression.

He died at the Lyngblomsten Care Center. His funeral was held at Arlinton Hills Lutheran Church in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Religion provided by his obituary.

Total Days Served: 3654

SESSIONS SERVED

60th Legislative Session (1957-1958)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 37
Elected: 11/6/1956
Residence: Saint Paul
Term of Office: 1/8/1957 to 1/5/1959
Counties Represented: Ramsey
Occupation: Executive Vice President, Minnesota Bituminous Pavement Association, Inc.
Party: Nonpartisan Election-Conservative Caucus
Committees:
  • Aircraft and Airways
  • Cities of the First and Second Class
  • Game and Fish
  • Labor
  • Veterans and Military Affairs

59th Legislative Session (1955-1956)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 37
Elected: 11/2/1954
Residence: Saint Paul
Term of Office: 1/4/1955 to 1/7/1957
Counties Represented: Ramsey
Occupation: Executive Vice President, Minnesota Bituminous Pavement Assn. Inc.
Party: Nonpartisan Election-Conservative Caucus
Committees:
  • Aircraft and Airways
  • Appropriations
  • Commerce, Manufacturing and Retail Trade
  • Game and Fish
  • Veterans and Military Affairs

58th Legislative Session (1953-1954)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 37
Elected: 11/5/1952
Residence: Saint Paul
Term of Office: 1/6/1953 to 1/3/1955
Counties Represented: Ramsey
Occupation: Business/State Manager, Minnesota Electrical Assn., Inc.
Party: Nonpartisan Election-Conservative Caucus
Committees:
  • Aircraft and Airways
  • Appropriations
  • Commerce, Manufacturing and Retail Trade (Chair)
  • Employees Compensation
  • General Legislation
  • Welfare

57th Legislative Session (1951-1952)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 37
Elected: 11/7/1950
Residence: Saint Paul
Term of Office: 1/2/1951 to 1/5/1953
Counties Represented: Ramsey
Occupation: Business/Executive Secretary, St. Paul Food Retailers Association, Inc.
Party: Nonpartisan Election-Conservative Caucus
Committees:
  • Appropriations
  • Commerce, Manufacturing and Retail Trade
  • Education
  • Employees Compensation
  • General Legislation
  • Welfare

56th Legislative Session (1949-1950)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 37
Elected: 11/2/1948
Residence: Saint Paul
Term of Office: 1/4/1949 to 1/1/1951
Counties Represented: Ramsey
Occupation: Business, Beanblossom's Meat Market/Executive Secretary, St. Paul Food Retailers Association, Inc.
Party: Nonpartisan Election-Conservative Caucus
Committees:
  • Appropriations
  • Commerce, Manufacturing and Retail Trade
  • Employees Compensation
  • General Legislation
  • University
Articles & Books About
"Sheldon Beanblossom (Obituary)." St. Paul Pioneer Press, September 1, 1981.

"Sheldon Beanblossom (Obituary)." St. Paul Dispatch, August 31, 1981.