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Peterson, Hilberg

House 1951-52 (District 47)

Party when first elected:  Nonpartisan Election-Conservative Caucus

Counties Served:  Pope

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 10/23/1889
Birth Place:
Birth County:
Birth Country: Norway
Date of Death: 8/18/1971
Gender: Male
Religion: Lutheran
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Glenwood
Occupation (when first elected): Superintendent of Schools

EDUCATION

Red Wing Seminary Academy; Secondary; (this was also a Junior College, it's unclear which one he attended)
University of Minnesota; B.A.; 1920, Education

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Military: Reserve Officers Training Corps, and Student Army Training Corps; 19?? to 19??
School Board/Administration: Bristol, South Dakota (Superintendent of Schools); 19?? to 19??
School Board/Administration: Morgan, Brandon, Villard, and Grasston, Minnesota (Superintendent of Schools); 19?? to 19??
Military: United States Armed Forces (World War I); 191? to 19??
County Government: Pope County, Minnesota (County Superintendent); 1935 to 1943

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Blanche Merrell
Children:
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He came to the United States from Norway in 1908.

He was a long time member of Glenwood Lutheran Church according to the memorial service in the House of Representatives on April 19, 1973..

Total Days Served: 735

SESSIONS SERVED

57th Legislative Session (1951-1952)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 47
Elected: 11/7/1950
Residence: Glenwood
Term of Office: 1/2/1951 to 1/5/1953
Counties Represented: Pope
Occupation: Superintendent of Schools
Party: Nonpartisan Election-Conservative Caucus
Committees:
  • Civil Administration
  • Education
  • Insurance
  • Towns and Counties
  • Welfare