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Berg, Albert

House 1901-02 (District 63)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Kittson, Marshall, Roseau

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 6/25/1861
Birth Place: Center City, Minnesota
Birth County: Chisago
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: 2/13/1920
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Warroad
Occupation (when first elected): Farmer/Former Chisago County Public School Teacher, 1884-1886

EDUCATION

Minnesota Common Schools; Elementary School;
Chisago County Public Schools; Secondary;
Carleton College; Attended College; Attented 1877-1878
Gustavus Adolphus College; Attended College; Attended 1878-1880

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

County Government: Chisago County, Minnesota (Register of Deeds); 1886 to 1894
State Secretary of State: Minnesota; 01/07/1895 to 01/07/1901

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Lillian R. Daly (married August 3, 1899)
Children:
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He was on the staff of the Fargo Daily Argus from 1880 to 1884, a cashier and director of the State Bank of Warroad, Minnesota from 1904 to 1906, and he organized the Securtiy State Bank of Beaudette Minnesota in February 1906. (Little Sketches of Big Folks, Polk, 1907)

Rep. Berg was president of the Spooner bank. He moved to St. Paul in 1913. He was a delegate to the Republican National convention twice. He was grand master of the Masonic order in 1918. (Minneapolis Morning Tribune, February 14, 1920)

He died of pneumonia on Friday, Feb. 13, 1920 (Minneapolis Morning Tribune, February 17, 1920)

Total Days Served: 728

SESSIONS SERVED

32nd Legislative Session (1901-1902)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 63
Elected: 11/6/1900
Residence: Warroad
Term of Office: 1/8/1901 to 1/5/1903
Counties Represented: Kittson, Marshall, Roseau
Occupation: Farmer/Former Chisago County Public School Teacher, 1884-1886
Party: Republican
Committees:
  • Appropriations
  • Drainage (Chair)
  • Forestry and Fire Protection
  • Insurance
  • Taxes and Tax Laws
Articles & Books About
"Last Masonic Rites for Berg on Monday: Body of Former Secretary of State to Lie in State in Temple." The Minneapolis Morning Tribune, February 14, 1920, p. 10.