House 1903-06 (District 48)
Party when first elected: Republican
Crow Wing, Morrison
Date of Birth:
North Adams, Massachusetts
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Real Estate Business/Former Employee, Engineering Department, Northern Pacific Railway Company; then Mexican National, Mexico City/Former Engineer in Charge of Bridges, Canadian Pacific
Common Schools; Elementary School;
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Little Fall, Minnesota (Board of Aldermen);
1??? to 1???
Little Falls, Minnesota (School Board Member);
1??? to 1???
Morrison County, Minnesota (County Sheriff, 6 years);
1894 to 1???
Emma J. Merrick (married in January 1886)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He was of English ancestry.
He was raised on a farm.
He came to Minnesota in 1878. He moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1883. He moved to Little Falls, Minnesota in 1886.
"In politics Mr. Rider has always been a Republican..." (Progressive Men of Minnesota, 1897)
He was a member fo the Masons, the International Order of Odd Fellows (I.O.O.F), the Ancient Order of United Workmen (A.O.U.W.), Knights of the Maccabees (K.O.T.M.), and M.W.O.A.
Religion provided by Progressive Men of Minnesota, 1897.