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Hagen, Edward "Eddy"

House 1933-42 (District 24); Senate 1943-50 (District 24)

Party when first elected:  Nonpartisan Election

Counties Served:  Chippewa, Lac Qui Parle

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 3/21/1875
Birth Place: Big Bend Township, Minnesota
Birth County: Chippewa
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: 11/5/1950
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names: Eddy
City of Residence (when first elected): Milan
Occupation (when first elected): Farmer/Former Teacher, Chippewa County Rural Schools

EDUCATION

Chippewa County District Schools; At Least Elementary School;
University of Minnesota, School of Agriculture; College Graduate; 1895

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Judge: Big Bend, Minnesota (Township Justice of the Peace); 1??? to 1???
Municipal Government: Big Bend, Minnesota (Township Assessor); 1??? to 1???
Municipal Government: Big Bend, Minnesota (Township Supervisor); 1??? to 1???

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Ida (she died on January 9, 1951)
Children: Two children: Norman (son), Mrs. Earl R. Ettesvold (daughter)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He was of Norwegian ancestry.

He was the son of early pioneers.

He was born on a farm.

"Senator Hagen was a liberal in the true meaning of that word." (Edward Hagen Memorial. Minnesota Journal of the Senate, April 9, 1951, p. 1728)

He died at home in Big Bend Township, Minnesota.

Total Days Served: 6516

SESSIONS SERVED

56th Legislative Session (1949-1950) (second half of Senate term)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 24
Elected: 11/5/1946
Residence: Milan
Term of Office: 1/7/1947 to 11/5/1950 (unfinished term)
Counties Represented: Chippewa, Lac Qui Parle
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus Party Notes: "Senator Hagen was a liberal in the true meaning of that word." (Edward Hagen Memorial. Minnesota Journal of the Senate, April 9, 1951, p. 1728)
Committees:
  • Agriculture
  • General Legislation
  • Public Domain
  • Public Health
  • Public Welfare
  • Telephone and Telegraph
  • Towns and Counties
Reason for unfinished term: Death
Session Notes: He died while in office on November 5, 1950.

55th Legislative Session (1947-1948)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 24
Elected: 11/5/1946
Residence: Milan
Term of Office: 1/7/1947 to 11/5/1950 (unfinished term)
Counties Represented: Chippewa, Lac Qui Parle
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus Party Notes: "Senator Hagen was a liberal in the true meaning of that word." (Edward Hagen Memorial. Minnesota Journal of the Senate, April 9, 1951, p. 1728)
Committees:
  • Agriculture
  • General Legislation
  • Public Domain
  • Public Health
  • Public Welfare
  • Telephone and Telegraph
  • Towns and Counties
Reason for unfinished term: Death
Session Notes: He died while in office on November 5, 1950.

54th Legislative Session (1945-1946) (second half of Senate term)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 24
Elected: 11/3/1942
Residence: Milan
Term of Office: 1/5/1943 to 1/6/1947
Counties Represented: Chippewa, Lac Qui Parle
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus Party Notes: "Senator Hagen was a liberal in the true meaning of that word." (Edward Hagen Memorial. Minnesota Journal of the Senate, April 9, 1951, p. 1728)
Committees:
  • Agriculture
  • Cooperatives
  • Public Domain
  • Public Health
  • Rural Credits and State Development
  • State Parks, Memorials and Monuments
  • Telephone and Telegraph

53rd Legislative Session (1943-1944)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 24
Elected: 11/3/1942
Residence: Milan
Term of Office: 1/5/1943 to 1/6/1947
Counties Represented: Chippewa, Lac Qui Parle
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus Party Notes: "Senator Hagen was a liberal in the true meaning of that word." (Edward Hagen Memorial. Minnesota Journal of the Senate, April 9, 1951, p. 1728)
Committees:
  • Agriculture
  • Cooperatives
  • Public Domain
  • Public Health
  • Rural Credits and State Development
  • State Parks, Memorials and Monuments
  • Telephone and Telegraph

52nd Legislative Session (1941-1942)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 24
Elected: 11/5/1940
Residence: Milan
Term of Office: 1/7/1941 to 1/4/1943
Counties Represented: Chippewa
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Agriculture
  • Markets and Marketing
  • Public Highways
  • State Prison
  • Taxes

51st Legislative Session (1939-1940)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 24
Elected: 11/8/1938
Residence: Milan
Term of Office: 1/3/1939 to 1/6/1941
Counties Represented: Chippewa
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Agriculture
  • Reforestation
  • State Parks
  • State Prison
  • Taxes and Tax Laws

50th Legislative Session (1937-1938)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 24
Elected: 11/3/1936
Residence: Milan
Term of Office: 1/5/1937 to 1/2/1939
Counties Represented: Chippewa
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Agriculture and Horticulture
  • Appropriations
  • Civil Administration
  • Liquor Control
  • Markets and Marketing
  • State Prison
  • Taxes and Tax Laws (Chair)
  • Telephones and Telegraphs

49th Legislative Session (1935-1936)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 24
Elected: 11/6/1934
Residence: Milan
Term of Office: 1/8/1935 to 1/4/1937
Counties Represented: Chippewa
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Agriculture and Horticulture
  • Claims
  • Emergency Relief
  • Motor Vehicles and Motor Vehicle Tax Laws
  • Soldiers Home, State Bonus and Ex-Service Men
  • Telephones and Telegraphs
  • Workmens Compensation

48th Legislative Session (1933-1934)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 24
Elected: 11/8/1932
Residence: Milan
Term of Office: 1/3/1933 to 1/7/1935
Counties Represented: Chippewa
Occupation: Farmer/Former Teacher, Chippewa County Rural Schools
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Agriculture and Horticulture
  • Drainage
  • Markets and Marketing
  • Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Tax Laws
  • Public Highways
  • State Prison