House 1917-18 (District 32); House 1941-42 (District 32)
Party when first elected: Nonpartisan Election
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Carleton College, Academy, Northfield, Minnesota; Secondary;
Business College, Minneapolis; Postsecondary; Took a Course in 1889, 1890, and 1891
Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota; B.A.;
Northwestern University, Law School; Studied Law; Admitted to the Practice of Law in Alaska, 1910; Admitted to the Minnesota Bar, 1915
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
State Legislative Staff:
Minnesota House of Representatives (Reading Clerk, 6 regular sessions and 2 special sessions);
19?? to 19??
Married (married in 1911)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Toensing lists his birth year as 1883?. The Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1917 lists 1870 (this appears to match his educational years).
He moved to Princeton, Illinois when he was six months old, with his parents. They moved to Webster County, Iowa in 1875. He moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota when he was 19 years old. He moved to Nome, Alaska in 1900. He moved to Chicago, Illinois in 1907 to study law. He returned to Alaska in 1910. He returned to Minneapolis, Minnesota in the fall of 1910.