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Foreman, William

House 1895-96 (District 22); House 1907-08 (District 3)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Wabasha

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1846
Birth Place:
Birth County:
Birth Country: Ireland
Date of Death: 4/16/1911
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
Alternate Spelling of Last Name: Forman
City of Residence (when first elected): Wabasha
Occupation (when first elected): Farmer/Grain Buyer

EDUCATION

Wabasha County Public Schools; At Least Elementary School;

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Municipal Government: Wabasha, Minnesota (Town Clerk, 16 years); 18?? to 18??
Municipal Government: Wabasha, Minnesota (Held Various Town Offices, 40 years); 18?? to 19??

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Married (when first elected); Widower (listed in 1907)
Children:
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

The Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1907 states he was born in Ireland and moved to Steuben County, New York in 1848. The Minnesota Legislative Manual,1895 states he was born in Steuben County, New York. Both state he came to Minnesota in 1854.

Toensing lists his last name as Foreman. The Minnesota Journal of the House, April 19, 1911 lists Forman.

Total Days Served: 1456

SESSIONS SERVED

35th Legislative Session (1907-1908)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 03
Elected: 11/6/1906
Residence: Wabasha
Term of Office: 1/8/1907 to 1/4/1909
Counties Represented: Wabasha
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Republican
Committees:
  • Compensation of Public Officials
  • Grain and Warehouse
  • Horticulture
  • Logs and Lumber
  • Military Affairs

29th Legislative Session (1895-1896)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 22
Elected: 11/6/1894
Residence: Wabasha
Term of Office: 1/8/1895 to 1/4/1897
Counties Represented: Wabasha
Occupation: Farmer/Grain Buyer
Party: Republican
Committees:
  • Logs and Lumber
  • Soldiers Home
  • State Reform School
  • Towns and Counties