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Erickson, Reuben F.

House 1941-42 (District 36)

Party when first elected:  Nonpartisan Election

Counties Served:  Hennepin

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 1/5/1896
Birth Place: Scandia, Minnesota
Birth County: Washington
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: 12/31/1971
Gender: Male
Religion: Lutheran
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Edina
Occupation (when first elected): Farming/General Practice of Medicine

EDUCATION

Rural School; Elementary School;
University of Minnesota, Farm School; Attended College;
Gustavus Adolphus College; Attended College;
University of Minnesota; Attended College; Medical Education
Columbia University; Attended Graduate School;

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Military: United States Army (World War I; Argonne, France); 191? to 19??
School Board/Administration: Scandia, Minnesota (School Board); 191? to 19?? [Elected]
Military: United States Army Reserve Corps (World War II); 194? to 194?
Municipal Mayor: Edina, Minnesota (Village Mayor); 1949 to 1956

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Hazel
Children: Two children
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He was born on a farm.

He was a member of Mount Olivet Lutheran Church.

Religion provided by his House Memorial.

Total Days Served: 728

SESSIONS SERVED

52nd Legislative Session (1941-1942)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 36
Elected: 11/5/1940
Residence: Edina
Term of Office: 1/7/1941 to 1/4/1943
Counties Represented: Hennepin
Occupation: Farming/General Practice of Medicine
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Civil Administration
  • Education
  • Public Health and Hospitals
  • Relief
  • Veterans and Military Affairs