Senate 1895-98 (District 48); Senate 1903-06 (District 59); House 1923-24 (District 50)
Party when first elected: Republican
Date of Birth:
Canton, New York
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
A.B., Alonso, Alvinza
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Canton Academy, New York; Secondary; Graduate, 1868
New York Homeopathic Medical College; Medical Degree; 1878
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Minnesota State Medical Examining Board (Member);
18?? to 1???
Fergus Falls, Minnesota (City Mayor, 2 terms);
18?? to 18??
Fergus Falls, Minnesota (City Physician and Health Officer, 5 years);
18?? to 18??
Minnesota Infantry Volunteers, 14th Regiment (Spanish-American War, Major Surgeon);
04/29/1898 to 11/18/1898
Minnesota National Guard, 3rd Regiment Infantry (1st Lieutenant, Assistant Surgeon);
12/29/1898 to 1???
Three adopted children (his nephews): Claude Lynn, and his 2 brothers (sons)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Albert L. Cole
Claude Lynn Cole
He came to Fergus Falls, Minnesota in 1881.
Toensing and the Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1895 list his first name as Alonzo. The Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1897 lists Alonso. Men of Minnesota, 1915 lists Alvinza.
He adopted his nephew Claude Lynn Cole, who also served in the legislature.
Buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, Fergus Falls.