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Saltness, Rudie M. "R.M."

House 1941-42 (District 24)

Party when first elected:  Nonpartisan Election

Counties Served:  Lac Qui Parle

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1899
Birth Place: South Dakota
Birth County:
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: 4/19/1974
Gender: Male
Religion: Lutheran
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names: R.M.
City of Residence (when first elected): Dawson
Occupation (when first elected): Practicing Law

EDUCATION

Boyd High School; Secondary; Graduate, 1916
Minnesota College of Law; Law Degree; 1925

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Military: United States Armed Forces (World War I); 1917 to 1919
Municipal Attorney: Dawson, Minnesota (City Attorney); 1928 to 1933
County Attorney: Lac Qui Parle County, Minnesota; 1933 to 1939

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Sadie
Children: Three children: (daughters)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He died at home in Dawson, Minnesota. His funeral was held at Grace Lutheran Church.

Religion provided by his obituary.

Total Days Served: 728

SESSIONS SERVED

52nd Legislative Session (1941-1942)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 24
Elected: 11/5/1940
Residence: Dawson
Term of Office: 1/7/1941 to 1/4/1943
Counties Represented: Lac Qui Parle
Occupation: Practicing Law
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Agriculture
  • Judiciary
  • Public Health and Hospitals
  • Temperance and Liquor Control
  • Veterans and Military Affairs
Articles & Books About
"R.M. Saltness Ex Member of House, Dies (Obituary)." St. Paul Pioneer Press, April 21, 1974.

"Former Rep. R.M. Saltness Dies (Obituary)." Minneapolis Star, April 20, 1974. - This article has a typo; it lists his city as Lawson, it was Dawson.