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Volstad, Halvor K. "H.K."

House 1878 (District 4)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Mower

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1826
Birth Place:
Birth County:
Birth Country: Norway
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names: H.K.
Alternate Spelling of Last Name: Valstad,Wolsted
City of Residence (when first elected): Lyle
Occupation (when first elected): Farmer

EDUCATION

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

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

GENERAL NOTES

Toensing lists his last name as Volstad. The Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1878 lists both Volstad and Valstad. "The Next Legislature," St. Paul Pioneer Press, November 10, 1877 lists Wolsted.

He came to Minnesota in 1856.

He was listed as a Republican on the list of members posted after the 1877 election. ("The Next Legislature." St. Paul Pioneer Press, November 10, 1877)

Total Days Served: 364

SESSIONS SERVED

20th Legislative Session (1878)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 04
Elected: 11/6/1877
Residence: Lyle
Term of Office: 1/8/1878 to 1/6/1879
Counties Represented: Mower
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Republican Party Notes: He was listed as a Republican on the list of members posted after the 1877 election. ("The Next Legislature." St. Paul Pioneer Press, November 10, 1877)
Committees:
  • Engrossment
  • Military Affairs
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