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Viesselman, William

Senate 1899-1902 (District 13)

Party when first elected:  Democratic

Counties Served:  Martin, Watonwan

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1851
Birth Place: Wisconsin
Birth County:
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Fairmont
Occupation (when first elected): Former Farmer/Former Drug and Banking Business

EDUCATION

Grafton Common Schools, Wisconsin; At Least Elementary School;
Business College; Postsecondary; Completed a Course

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

County Government: Martin County, Minnesota (County Treasurer); 1879 to 18?? [Elected]
County Government: Martin County, Minnesota (County Clerk); 1880 to 18?? [Elected]

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

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

GENERAL NOTES

He came to Minnesota in June 1872.

Total Days Served: 1463

SESSIONS SERVED

32nd Legislative Session (1901-1902) (second half of Senate term)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 13
Elected: 11/8/1898
Residence: Fairmont
Term of Office: 1/3/1899 to 1/5/1903
Counties Represented: Martin, Watonwan
Occupation: Former Farmer/Former Drug and Banking Business
Party: Democratic
Committees:
  • Census (Chair)
  • Drainage
  • Engrossment
  • Grain and Warehouse
  • Internal Improvements
  • Retrenchment and Reform

31st Legislative Session (1899-1900)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 13
Elected: 11/8/1898
Residence: Fairmont
Term of Office: 1/3/1899 to 1/5/1903
Counties Represented: Martin, Watonwan
Occupation: Former Farmer/Former Drug and Banking Business
Party: Democratic
Committees:
  • Census (Chair)
  • Drainage
  • Engrossment
  • Finance
  • Internal Improvements
  • Retrenchment and Reform
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