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Swennes, Harvey Edwin

House 1939-40 (District 14)

Party when first elected:  Nonpartisan Election

Counties Served:  Redwood

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 11/18/1899
Birth Place: Heron Lake, Minnesota
Birth County: Jackson
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: 7/25/1964
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Lamberton
Occupation (when first elected): Publisher, The Lamberton News/Former Publisher, Heron Lake News

EDUCATION

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Arline
Children: Two children: John (adopted son), Mrs. Dan Dubovich (adopted daughter)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He was of Norwegian ancestry.

He died in Hennepin County, Minnesota. He was buried in Lakegave Cochrane and Thomwood Cemetery.

Ancestry and middle name provided by a relative.

Total Days Served: 735

SESSIONS SERVED

51st Legislative Session (1939-1940)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 14
Elected: 11/8/1938
Residence: Lamberton
Term of Office: 1/3/1939 to 1/6/1941
Counties Represented: Redwood
Occupation: Publisher, The Lamberton News/Former Publisher, Heron Lake News
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Banking
  • Civil Administration
  • Markets and Marketing
  • Motor Vehicles and Motor Tax Laws
  • Printing and Publishing