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Roth, Walter

House 1939-40 (District 47)

Party when first elected:  Nonpartisan Election

Counties Served:  Douglas

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 9/20/1893
Birth Place: Alexandria, Minnesota
Birth County: Douglas
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: 3/18/1973
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Alexandria
Occupation (when first elected): Farm Owner and Operator

EDUCATION

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

County Board/Commissioner: Douglas County, Minnesota (County Fair Board); 19?? to 19??
Municipal Government: Lake Mary Township, Minnesota (Township Supervisor); 19?? to 19??
School Board/Administration: Alexandria, Minnesota (School Board Member); 19?? to 19??
Municipal Council/Aldermen: Alexandria, Minnesota (City Council); 1948 to 1964 [Elected]

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Ella Cort (married on February 15, 1918; she died on November 4, 1965)
Children:
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He was born and raised on a farm in Lake Mary Township.

He died following a car accident in Bradenton, Florida.

Total Days Served: 735

SESSIONS SERVED

51st Legislative Session (1939-1940)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 47
Elected: 11/8/1938
Residence: Alexandria
Term of Office: 1/3/1939 to 1/6/1941
Counties Represented: Douglas
Occupation: Farm Owner and Operator
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Agriculture
  • Appropriations
  • Commercial Transportation
  • Motor Vehicles and Motor Tax Laws
  • Telephones and Telegraphs