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Benson, Charles A.

Senate 1903-06 (District 21)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Sibley

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 2/9/1862
Birth Place: Minnesota
Birth County: Nicollet
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: ??/??/1936
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Winthrop
Occupation (when first elected): Banker

EDUCATION

Nicollet County Public Schools; At Least Elementary School;
Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, Minnesota; Attended College; 2 years

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

County Board/Commissioner: Sibley County, Minnesota (County Commissioner); 1??? to 1???
Municipal Mayor: Winthrop, Minnesota; 1??? to 1???

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

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

GENERAL NOTES

Total Days Served: 1463

SESSIONS SERVED

34th Legislative Session (1905-1906) (second half of Senate term)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 21
Elected: 11/4/1902
Residence: Winthrop
Term of Office: 1/6/1903 to 1/7/1907
Counties Represented: Sibley
Occupation: Banker
Party: Republican
Committees:
  • Agriculture
  • Banks and Banking
  • Enrollment
  • Grain and Warehouse
  • Hospitals for Insane
  • Illuminating Oils (Chair)
  • Insurance
  • Library
  • Retrenchment and Reform
  • Roads and Bridges

33rd Legislative Session (1903-1904)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 21
Elected: 11/4/1902
Residence: Winthrop
Term of Office: 1/6/1903 to 1/7/1907
Counties Represented: Sibley
Occupation: Banker
Party: Republican
Committees:
  • Agriculture
  • Banks and Banking
  • Enrollment
  • Grain and Warehouse
  • Hospitals for Insane
  • Illuminating Oils (Chair)
  • Insurance
  • Library
  • Retrenchment and Reform
  • Roads and Bridges
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