House 1937-43 (District 2)
Party when first elected: Nonpartisan Election
Date of Birth:
Saint Charles, Minnesota
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
St. Charles High School; Secondary; Graduate, 1909
St. Thomas College; Attended College;
St. Paul College of Law; Law Degree; June, 1916; Admitted to the Bar, 1916
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
United States Army (World War I; Private, Corporal, Sergeant, 2nd Lieutenant);
1917 to 1919
Lewiston, Minnesota (14 years);
192? to 19??
U.S. Executive Branch:
United States Federal Land Bank (Local Examining Attorney);
1934 to 1935
Nancy Flanaghan (married on April 23, 1918)
Five children: George, John, and Peter (sons); Margaret and Marie (daughters)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Toensing lists 1892 as his birth year. The Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1943, and a memorial to him list 1891.
He operated a farm in Fremont Township for three years.
He was buried in the St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church Cemetery in Lewiston, Minnesota.
He was a member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Lewiston, Minnesota.
Religion provided by his memorial service.