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Spooner, Lewis C.

House 1907-14 (District 57); House 1915-16 (District 48); House 1923-26 (District 48)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Grant, Stevens, Traverse

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 3/7/1850
Birth Place: Springville, New York
Birth County: Erie
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: ??/??/1928
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Morris
Occupation (when first elected): Engaged in the Practice of Law/Former Teacher; Litchfield, Minnesota

EDUCATION

Erie County Common Schools, New York; At Least Elementary School;

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Married
Children:
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He came to Litchfield, Minnesota in 1875. He moved to Morris, Stevens County, Minnesota in 1885.

He was an unsuccessful candidate for the Republican Party endorsement for Minnesota Governor in 1912.

Total Days Served: 5110

SESSIONS SERVED

44th Legislative Session (1925-1926)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 48
Elected: 11/4/1924
Residence: Morris
Term of Office: 1/6/1925 to 1/3/1927
Counties Represented: Stevens
Occupation: None Listed
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Board of Control
  • Drainage
  • Judiciary
  • State Parks
  • State Prison (Chair)

43rd Legislative Session (1923-1924)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 48
Elected: 11/7/1922
Residence: Morris
Term of Office: 1/2/1923 to 1/5/1925
Counties Represented: Stevens
Occupation: None Listed
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Board of Control and State Institutions
  • Civil Administration
  • Corporations
  • Judiciary
  • State Parks
  • State Prison (Chair)

39th Legislative Session (1915-1916)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 48
Elected: 11/3/1914
Residence: Morris
Term of Office: 1/5/1915 to 1/1/1917
Counties Represented: Stevens
Occupation: Farm Owner; 3,000 Acres/Retired Lawyer
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Agricultural Schools
  • Appropriations (Chair)
  • Judiciary
  • Judiciary: Constitutional Law
  • State Prison and Reformatory

38th Legislative Session (1913-1914)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 57
Elected: 11/5/1912
Residence: Morris
Term of Office: 1/7/1913 to 1/4/1915
Counties Represented: Grant, Stevens, Traverse
Occupation: Engaged in the Practice of Law
Party: Republican
Committees:
  • Appropriations
  • Drainage
  • Judiciary
  • Public Accounts and Expenditures
  • Public Domain
  • State Prison and Reformatory (Chair)
  • Transportation

37th Legislative Session (1911-1912)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 57
Elected: 11/8/1910
Residence: Morris
Term of Office: 1/3/1911 to 1/6/1913
Counties Represented: Grant, Stevens, Traverse
Occupation: Engaged in the Practice of Law
Party: Republican
Committees:
  • Appropriations (Chair)
  • Drainage
  • General Legislation
  • Judiciary
  • Public Lands
  • Reapportionment
  • State Fair
  • State Prison and Reformatory
  • Taxes and Tax Laws

36th Legislative Session (1909-1910)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 57
Elected: 11/3/1908
Residence: Morris
Term of Office: 1/5/1909 to 1/2/1911
Counties Represented: Grant, Stevens, Traverse
Occupation: Engaged in the Practice of Law
Party: Republican
Committees:
  • Drainage
  • Insurance
  • Judiciary
  • Railroads
  • State Prison and Reformatory (Chair)
  • Towns and Counties

35th Legislative Session (1907-1908)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 57
Elected: 11/6/1906
Residence: Morris
Term of Office: 1/8/1907 to 1/4/1909
Counties Represented: Grant, Stevens, Traverse
Occupation: Engaged in the Practice of Law/Former Teacher; Litchfield, Minnesota
Party: Republican
Committees:
  • Drainage
  • Judiciary
  • Judiciary: Remedial Law
  • Municipal Legislation
  • Railroads (Chair)
  • State Prison and Reformatory
  • State School at Owatonna and Agricultural School
  • Taxes and Tax Laws