House 1881-82 (District 33); House 1883-84 (District 32); House 1889-90 (District 32)
Party when first elected: Not Available
Date of Birth:
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Reported Minority: None Reported
|Alternate Spelling of Last Name: Holgren|
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Pharmacist, Drug Store Owner/Former Miner/Former Printer
Common Schools; At Least Elementary School;
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
9th Minnesota Volunteer Infantry, Company B (United States Civil War, Fort Snelling, Private);
08/1862 to 08/24/1865
1877 to 1885
Lovina Belle Cunningham (married on June 14, 1869)
Four children: Harry A., Guy E., and Arthur C. (sons); Lottie Elizabeth (daughter)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He came to the United States in 1854, with his parents. He lived in Fullerton, Illinois. He moved to Watertown, Carver County, Minnesota in the summer of 1857 or 1858. He worked in silver mining in Clancy, Montana for three years, and in Ketcham, Idaho for a year. Afterwards he returned to Watertown, Minnesota.
He ran unsuccessfully for the Minnesota Senate.
He was a Freemason and a charter member of Watertown Lodge No. 50. He served as its Worshipful Master and Secretary.
Spouse's name, and death date provided by his great great granddaughter.