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Ellingson, Sever "S."

House 1887-90 (District 29)

Party when first elected:  Not Available

Counties Served:  Hennepin

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1839
Birth Place:
Birth County:
Birth Country: Norway
Date of Death: ??/??/1924
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names: S.
City of Residence (when first elected): Bloomington Ferry
Occupation (when first elected): Farmer

EDUCATION

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Postmaster: Bloomington, Minnesota (20 years); 186? to 188?
Military: 3rd Iowa Infantry, Company D (United States Civil War; Battles of Blue Mills, Shiloh, Corinth, Vicksburgh, Atlanta, and Sherman's March to the Sea); 1861 to 07/25/1865

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Married
Children:
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He came to America in 1850, with his parents. They settled in Dane County, Wisconsin, then moved to Iowa. He came to Minnesota in 1856. He returned to Decorah, Iowa in 1861. He moved to Bloomington, Minnesota in 1868 or 1878.

The Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1887 lists his post office as Blooming Ferry. That may have been a typo. Toensing lists Bloomington Ferry.

Total Days Served: 1463

SESSIONS SERVED

26th Legislative Session (1889-1890)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 29
Elected: 11/6/1888
Residence: Bloomington
Term of Office: 1/8/1889 to 1/5/1891
Counties Represented: Hennepin
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Republican
Committees:
  • Agriculture and Manufactures
  • Roads and Bridges
  • Temperance

25th Legislative Session (1887-1888)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 29
Elected: 11/2/1886
Residence: Bloomington Ferry
Term of Office: 1/4/1887 to 1/7/1889
Counties Represented: Hennepin
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Not Available
Committees:
  • Public Lands
  • Temperance Legislation
Session Notes: The Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1887 lists his post office as Blooming Ferry. That may have been a typo. Toensing lists Bloomington Ferry.
No other information has been entered for this legislator.