House 1901-02 (District 29)
Party when first elected: Republican
Date of Birth:
Hay Creek, Minnesota
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Farmer/Formerly Taught School, 2 years
Hay Creek District Schools; Elementary School;
Red Wing High School; Secondary; 1 year
Curtiss Business College, Minneapolis; Postsecondary; 4 month course
Wesleyan University, Mount Pleasant, Iowa; College Graduate; 1890
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Hay Creek, Minnesota (Justice of the Peace, 2 years);
1??? to 1???
Emily Saupe (married on May 6, 1897)
Four children (two children while in office): Horace E., Eugene P., and Jerome L. (born after he left office), (sons); Ruth D. (born after he left office), (daughter)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Frederick A. Scherf
Toensing lists his birth year as 1863. History of Goodhue County, Minnesota, 1909 lists 1862.
He was of German ancestry.
He was a member of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity.
He was a member of the Knights of Pythias.
He was a member of the Methodist and English Lutheran churches.
Religion provided by History of Goodhue County, Minnesota, 1909.