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Brevig, Olaus L. "O.L."

House 1895-96 (District 42)

Party when first elected:  Populist

Counties Served:  Renville

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1866 (uncertain)
Birth Place:
Birth County:
Birth Country: Norway
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names: O.L.
City of Residence (when first elected): Granite Falls
Occupation (when first elected): Farmer

EDUCATION

Common Schools; Elementary School;
Willmar Seminary and Institute; Postsecondary;

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Municipal Government: Renville County, Minnesota (Town Office); 18?? to 18??
School Board/Administration: Renville County, Minnesota (School District Office); 18?? to 18??

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

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

GENERAL NOTES

Toensing lists his birth year as 1865(?). The History of Renville County, Minnesota, p. 498 lists 1866.

He came to Minnesota in 1868.

Total Days Served: 728

SESSIONS SERVED

29th Legislative Session (1895-1896)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 42
Elected: 11/6/1894
Residence: Granite Falls
Term of Office: 1/8/1895 to 1/4/1897
Counties Represented: Renville
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Populist
Committees:
  • Claims
  • Education
  • Schools for Defectives
  • Ways and Means
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