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Himle, Erick Clausen

House 1879-80 (District 11)

Party when first elected:  Not Available

Counties Served:  Dodge

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 10/19/1830
Birth Place: Voss,
Birth County:
Birth Country: Norway
Date of Death: 3/13/1910
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Vernon
Occupation (when first elected): Farmer

EDUCATION

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Military: Recruiting Officer, Rochester, Minnesota (Civil War); [Dates Unknown]

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Syneve Qualle (aslo seen as Sonneve or Soneva; married in 1854; she died in 1859); Remarried Maren Brandvold in 1902.
Children: Eight children with Syneve
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
John Himle  - Great Great Grandson

GENERAL NOTES

Toensing lists his city as Vernon Center. Since that is in Blue Earth County, it seems more likely he was from Vernon Township which is in Dodge County. The Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1879 lists his post office as Vernon.

He came to Minnesota in 1857.

His gravestone is in West Saint Olaf Cemetery in Vernon, Dodge County, Minnesota.

Total Days Served: 728

SESSIONS SERVED

21st Legislative Session (1879-1880)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 11
Elected: 11/5/1878
Residence: Vernon
Term of Office: 1/7/1879 to 1/3/1881
Counties Represented: Dodge
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Not Available
Committees:
  • Agriculture and Manufactures
  • Claims
Session Notes: Toensing lists his city as Vernon Center. Since that is in Blue Earth County, it seems more likely he was from Vernon Township which is in Dodge County. The Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1879 lists his post office as Vernon.