House 1913-14 (District 32); House 1915-18 (District 56); Senate 1919-34 (District 56)
Party when first elected: Republican
Chisago, Kanabec, Pine
Public Schools, Sweden; Elementary School;
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Toensing lists his birth year as 1880. The Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1933 lists 1879.He moved to the United States in 1893 and settled on a farm near Askov/Sandstone, Minnesota.He was a member of the Republican Party.