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Aker, Knute S.

House 1911-12 (District 62)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Polk

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 9/19/1853
Birth Place:
Birth County:
Birth Country: Norway
Date of Death: ??/??/1930
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Nielsville
Occupation (when first elected): Farmer

EDUCATION

Winnesheik County District Schools, Iowa; At Least Elementary School;

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

U.S. Executive Branch: United States Census (11th, 12th, and 13 Federal Census); 1??? to 1???
County Board/Commissioner: Polk County, Minnesota (County Fair Association, Director); 1??? to 1???
Municipal Government: Nielsville, Minnesota (Held Different Town Offices); 1??? to 1???
School Board/Administration: Nielsville, Minnesota (School Director, 22 years); 18?? to 1???

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

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

GENERAL NOTES

He came to Winneshiek County, Iowa in 1861 with his parents. He moved to Polk County, Minnesota in the spring of 1878.

Total Days Served: 735

SESSIONS SERVED

37th Legislative Session (1911-1912)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 62
Elected: 11/8/1910
Residence: Nielsville
Term of Office: 1/3/1911 to 1/6/1913
Counties Represented: Polk
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Republican
Committees:
  • Agricultural Schools (Chair)
  • Binding Twine
  • Corporations Other Than Municipal
  • Drainage
  • Railroads
  • Roads and Bridges
No other information has been entered for this legislator.