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Barta, Ferdinand

House 1895-98 (District 26)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Ramsey

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 9/8/1857
Birth Place: Union, Wisconsin
Birth County: Vernon
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: ??/??/1928
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Saint Paul
Occupation (when first elected): Practicing Law

EDUCATION

La Crosse Common Schools, Wisconsin; Elementary School;
La Crosse High Schools, Wisconsin; Secondary;
Studied Law; Office of Howe and Tourtellotte; Admitted to Practice, La Crosse, Wisconsin, 1882

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Lena Brings (married in January 1888)
Children: One child: Joseph (son)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He was of Bohemian ancestry on his father's side.

He moved to St. Paul, Minnesota in May 1883.

He was a Mason.

Total Days Served: 1456

SESSIONS SERVED

30th Legislative Session (1897-1898)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 26
Elected: 11/3/1896
Residence: Saint Paul
Term of Office: 1/5/1897 to 1/2/1899
Counties Represented: Ramsey
Occupation: Practicing Law
Party: Republican
Committees:
  • Appropriations
  • Judiciary
  • Labor and Labor Legislation (Chair)
  • Municipal Legislation
  • Temperance Legislation

29th Legislative Session (1895-1896)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 26
Elected: 11/6/1894
Residence: Saint Paul
Term of Office: 1/8/1895 to 1/4/1897
Counties Represented: Ramsey
Occupation: Practicing Law
Party: Republican
Committees:
  • Claims
  • Education
  • Incorporations Other Than Municipal
  • Judiciary
  • Judiciary: Commercial Law (Chair)
  • Judiciary: Corporations
  • Judiciary: Real Estate
  • Municipal Legislation
  • Towns and Counties