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Wichman, William

House 1903-06 (District 22)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Renville

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 4/5/1859 (uncertain)
Birth Place: Cottonwood Township, Minnesota
Birth County: Brown
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion: Lutheran
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Beaver Falls
Occupation (when first elected): Farmer

EDUCATION

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Municipal Council/Aldermen: Morton, Minnesota (Village Council); 1??? to 1???
Municipal Government: Morton, Minnesota (Held Other Offices); 1??? to 1???
County Government: Renville County, Minnesota (County Sheriff); 01/01/1890 to 1900 [Elected]

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Clara Hummel (married on October 17, 1884)
Children: Three children: Vera (daughter); Edward, and Arthur II (sons)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

The History of Renville County, Minnesota says he was born in 1859 but Toensing lists his birth year as 1860. The Minnesota Legislative Manuals, 1903 and 1905 do not list a birth year.

He was a member of the German Lutheran Church.

Religion provided by The History of Renville County, Minnesota.

Total Days Served: 1463

SESSIONS SERVED

34th Legislative Session (1905-1906)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 22
Elected: 11/8/1904
Residence: Beaver Falls
Term of Office: 1/3/1905 to 1/7/1907
Counties Represented: Renville
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Republican
Committees:
  • Commerce (Chair)
  • Geological and Natural History Survey
  • Grain and Warehouse
  • Railroads
  • Roads, Bridges and Navigable Streams
  • Ways and Means

33rd Legislative Session (1903-1904)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 22
Elected: 11/4/1902
Residence: Beaver Falls
Term of Office: 1/6/1903 to 1/2/1905
Counties Represented: Renville
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Republican
Committees:
  • Agriculture
  • Drainage
  • Enrollment
  • Grain and Warehouse
  • Illuminating Oils (Chair)
  • Ways and Means