Senate 1915-18 (District 66); Senate 1923-26 (District 66); Senate 1931-34 (District 66)
Party when first elected: Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Farm Owner; 1,040 Acres/Director, Farmers' Elevator Co., Crookston
Oakland Public Schools, Illinois; At Least Elementary School;
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Andover, Minnesota (Township Supervisors, Chair);
19?? to 19??
Andover, Minnesota (Township School Board);
19?? to 19??
9th Congressional District, Minnesota;
01/03/1935 to 01/06/1943
Addie Ball (married around 1891)
Six children: Ruth, Eva, Jack, La Ferne, Mary, and Maxine
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He was born on a farm near Oakland, Illinois.
He moved to a farm in Crookston, Minnesota in the spring of 1904.
"In the fall of 1914 Mr. Buckler was elected to the State Senate as a nonpartisan candidate, but he is a Democrat in political faith..." (Compendium of History and Biography of Polk County, Minnesota; 1916, p. 195)
He was a member of the Farmer-Labor Party when he served in the United States Congress.
He ran unsuccessfully for reelection to the Minnesota Senate in the 1918 and the 1926 elections.
He died in Crookston, Minnesota and was buried in Oakdale Cemetery.
Religion provided by Compendium of History and Biography of Polk County, Minnesota; 1916, p. 195.