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Langum, Samuel A. "S.A."

House 1893-94 (District 2)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Fillmore


Date of Birth: 8/18/1857
Birth Place: Bloomfield, Minnesota
Birth County: Fillmore
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: ??/??/1921
Gender: Male
Religion: Lutheran
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names: S.A.
City of Residence (when first elected): Preston
Occupation (when first elected): Editor and Publisher, The Preston Times


Fillmore County Schools; Elementary School; Log School House
Marshall Academy, Wisconsin; Secondary; 2 Years, 15-16 Years Old
Augsburg Seminary; Postsecondary;


County Government: Fillmore County, Minnesota (Deputy Register of Deeds, 4 years); 187? to 18??
County Government: Fillmore County, Minnesota (County Sheriff); 1880 to 1885 [Elected]
State Agency: Minnesota State Prison, Stillwater, Minnesota (Deputy Warden); 01/1890 to 02/1891 [Appointed]
State Legislative Staff: Minnesota Senate (Secretary of the Senate); 1895 to 1907


Spouse: Emma McCollum (married on September 14, 1878)
Children: Four children: Alfred, William (died in infancy), Nora, and Winnie
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:


He was of Norwegian ancestry.

He was born on a farm.

He ran unsuccessfully for Minnesota Secretary of State in 1898.

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

Total Days Served: 735


28th Legislative Session (1893-1894)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 02
Elected: 11/8/1892
Residence: Preston
Term of Office: 1/3/1893 to 1/7/1895
Counties Represented: Fillmore
Occupation: Editor and Publisher, The Preston Times
Party: Republican
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Articles & Books About
Shutter, Marion Daniel. "Samuel A. Langum." Progressive Men of Minnesota, Minneapolis: The Minneapolis Journal, 1897, p. 240-241.

These files are available in the Legislative Reference Library.