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Oswald, John Conrad "J.C."

Senate 1887-90 (District 30)

Party when first elected:  Democratic

Counties Served:  Hennepin

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1824
Birth Place:
Birth County:
Birth Country: Switzerland
Date of Death: ??/??/1905
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names: J.C.
City of Residence (when first elected): Minneapolis
Occupation (when first elected): Merchant

EDUCATION

Common Schools; At Least Elementary School;

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Military: Minnesota State Militia (Captain and Major, several years); 18?? to 18??
Municipal Board/Commission: Minneapolis, Minnesota (Parks Commission, Member, several years); 18?? to 18??

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

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

GENERAL NOTES

He came to the United States in 1847. He moved to Minnesota in 1857.

Total Days Served: 1463

SESSIONS SERVED

26th Legislative Session (1889-1890) (second half of Senate term)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 30
Elected: 11/2/1886
Residence: Minneapolis
Term of Office: 1/4/1887 to 1/5/1891
Counties Represented: Hennepin
Occupation: Merchant
Party: Democratic
Committees:
  • Finance
  • State Public School
  • Taxes and Tax Laws
  • Tree Culture

25th Legislative Session (1887-1888)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 30
Elected: 11/2/1886
Residence: Minneapolis
Term of Office: 1/4/1887 to 1/5/1891
Counties Represented: Hennepin
Occupation: Merchant
Party: Democratic
Committees:
  • Finance
  • Immigration
  • Joint Taxes and Tax Laws
  • State Reform School
  • Temperance Special
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