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Farmer, Lyle T.

House 1963-66 (District 49)

Party when first elected:  Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus

Counties Served:  Ramsey

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1921
Birth Place: Mankato, Minnesota
Birth County: Blue Earth
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: 12/22/1995
Gender: Male
Religion: Lutheran
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Saint Paul
Occupation (when first elected): High School Physics Teacher, Johnson High School, St. Paul

EDUCATION

College High School, Mankato; Secondary; Graduate
Mankato State College; B.S.;
University of Minnesota; M.A.;

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Military: United States Army (World War II); 1943 to 1946

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Ellen (married around 1947)
Children: Three children: David and John (sons), Kathleen (daughter)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He died at St. Paul Care Center in Minnesota.

His funeral was held at Christ the King Lutheran Church in White Bear Lake, Minnesota.

He was a member of Messiah Lutheran Church in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Religion provided by his obituary.

Total Days Served: 1456

SESSIONS SERVED

64th Legislative Session (1965-1966)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 49
Elected: 11/3/1964
Residence: Saint Paul
Term of Office: 1/5/1965 to 1/2/1967
Counties Represented: Ramsey
Occupation: Secretary-Treasurer, St. Paul Teachers' Retirement Fund Association/Former High School Teacher
Party: Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus
Committees:
  • Appropriations
  • Education
  • Insurance
  • Motor Vehicles
  • Recreation and Water Resources

63rd Legislative Session (1963-1964)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 49
Elected: 11/6/1962
Residence: Saint Paul
Term of Office: 1/8/1963 to 1/4/1965
Counties Represented: Ramsey
Occupation: High School Physics Teacher, Johnson High School, St. Paul
Party: Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus
Committees:
  • Appropriations
  • Education
  • Insurance
  • Motor Vehicles
  • Recreation and Water Resources
Articles & Books About
"Lyle Farmer, Dies at 74; Was Former State Representative (Obituary)." Star Tribune, December 25, 1995, p. B6.

Nelson, Tim. "Lyle Farmer, Legislator, St. Paul Teacher, Dies (Obituary). St. Paul Pioneer Press, December 25, 1995.