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Benson, B. M.

House 1921-26 (District 66)

Party when first elected:  Nonpartisan Election

Counties Served:  Polk

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1886
Birth Place: Minnesota
Birth County: Polk
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
Alternate Spelling of Last Name: Bensen
City of Residence (when first elected): Erskine
Occupation (when first elected): Farmer/Former Director and Treasurer, Garden Valley Telephone Co.

EDUCATION

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Municipal Board/Commission: Erskine, Minnesota (Town Board, 5 years); 19?? to 19??

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

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

GENERAL NOTES

He was born on a farm.

His last name is listed as Bensen in the Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1921 and the Minnesota Journal of the House, 1921. It's listed as Benson in Toensing, the Minnesota Journal of the House, 1923 and 1925, and the MN Legislative Manuals, 1923 and 1925.

Total Days Served: 2191

SESSIONS SERVED

44th Legislative Session (1925-1926)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 66
Elected: 11/4/1924
Residence: Erskine
Term of Office: 1/6/1925 to 1/3/1927
Counties Represented: Polk
Occupation: Farmer/Former Director and Treasurer, Garden Valley Telephone Co.
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Banks and Banking
  • Civil Administration
  • Drainage
  • Education
  • Markets and Marketing
  • University and State Schools

43rd Legislative Session (1923-1924)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 66
Elected: 11/7/1922
Residence: Erskine
Term of Office: 1/2/1923 to 1/5/1925
Counties Represented: Polk
Occupation: Farmer/Former Director and Treasurer, Garden Valley Telephone Co.
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Banks and Banking
  • Civil Administration
  • Drainage
  • Education
  • Markets and Marketing
  • University and State Schools (Chair)

42nd Legislative Session (1921-1922)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 66
Elected: 11/2/1920
Residence: Erskine
Term of Office: 1/4/1921 to 1/1/1923
Counties Represented: Polk
Occupation: Farmer/Former Director and Treasurer, Garden Valley Telephone Co.
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Civil Administration
  • Drainage
  • Engrossment and Enrollment
  • Temperance
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