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Costello, Bert J.

House 1933-38 (District 3)

Party when first elected:  Nonpartisan Election

Counties Served:  Wabasha

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 10/7/1893
Birth Place: Highland Township, Minnesota
Birth County: Wabasha
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: ??/??/1951
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Wabasha
Occupation (when first elected): District Manager, Lincoln National Life Insurance Co.

EDUCATION

Highland Rural Schools; At Least Elementary School;
Nichols Business College, St. Paul; Postsecondary; Business Training

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Military: United States Armed Forces (served overseas); 06/1918 to 07/19/1919

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Susan M. Graff (married on May 3, 1920)
Children:
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

Total Days Served: 2191

SESSIONS SERVED

50th Legislative Session (1937-1938)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 03
Elected: 11/3/1936
Residence: Wabasha
Term of Office: 1/5/1937 to 1/2/1939
Counties Represented: Wabasha
Occupation: District Manager, Lincoln National Life Insurance Co.
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Crime Prevention
  • General Legislation
  • Military Affairs
  • Motor Vehicles and Motor Vehicle Tax Laws
  • Reforestation
  • Soldiers Home, State Bonus and Ex-Service Men
  • Workmens Compensation

49th Legislative Session (1935-1936)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 03
Elected: 11/6/1934
Residence: Wabasha
Term of Office: 1/8/1935 to 1/4/1937
Counties Represented: Wabasha
Occupation: District Manager, Lincoln National Life Insurance Co.
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Agriculture and Horticulture
  • Banks and Banking
  • Insurance (Chair)
  • Metropolitan Drainage
  • Motor Vehicles and Motor Vehicle Tax Laws
  • Public Domain
  • Rules
  • Temperance and Liquor Control
  • Workmens Compensation

48th Legislative Session (1933-1934)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 03
Elected: 11/8/1932
Residence: Wabasha
Term of Office: 1/3/1933 to 1/7/1935
Counties Represented: Wabasha
Occupation: District Manager, Lincoln National Life Insurance Co.
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Commercial Transportation
  • Elections
  • Insurance
  • Military Affairs (Chair)
  • Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Tax Laws
  • Public Buildings
  • Workmens Compensation
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