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Berglund, Elmer Eugene

House 1955-60 (District 62)

Party when first elected:  Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus

Counties Served:  Beltrami, Lake of the Woods

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 1/31/1924
Birth Place: Thief River Falls, Minnesota
Birth County: Pennington
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: 8/13/2008
Gender: Male
Religion: Lutheran
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Bemidji
Occupation (when first elected): Conductor, Northern Pacific Railroad

EDUCATION

Bemidji High School; Secondary; Graduate
University of Minnesota; Attended College;

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Military: United States Army, 25th Division, Army Intelligence (World War II, South Pacific, Combat Infantryman, Sergeant, 3 years); 194? to 194?

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Margaret (married around 1952)
Children: One child: Bradley "Brad" Eugene (son)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

His funeral was held on August 16, 2008, at the Desert Springs Lutheran Church in Truth or Consequences, New Mexico. He was buried in Vista Memory Gardens Cemetery in New Mexico.

Religion provided by his obituary.

Total Days Served: 2191

SESSIONS SERVED

61st Legislative Session (1959-1960)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 62
Elected: 11/4/1958
Residence: Bemidji
Term of Office: 1/6/1959 to 1/2/1961
Counties Represented: Beltrami, Lake of the Woods
Occupation: Conductor, Northern Pacific Railroad
Party: Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus
Committees:
  • Appropriations
  • Forestry
  • Game and Fish
  • Labor
  • Veterans and Military Affairs (Chair)
  • Welfare

60th Legislative Session (1957-1958)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 62
Elected: 11/6/1956
Residence: Bemidji
Term of Office: 1/8/1957 to 1/5/1959
Counties Represented: Beltrami, Lake of the Woods
Occupation: Conductor, Northern Pacific Railroad
Party: Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus
Committees:
  • Agriculture
  • Appropriations
  • Forestry
  • Game and Fish
  • Labor
  • Public Domain
  • Visit Red River Valley Winter Shows Special

59th Legislative Session (1955-1956)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 62
Elected: 11/2/1954
Residence: Bemidji
Term of Office: 1/4/1955 to 1/7/1957
Counties Represented: Beltrami, Lake of the Woods
Occupation: Conductor, Northern Pacific Railroad
Party: Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus
Committees:
  • Agriculture
  • Appropriations
  • Engrossment and Enrollment
  • Labor
  • Public Domain
  • Public Institutions
Articles & Books About
"Berglund , Elmer Eugene (Obituary)." St. Paul Pioneer Press, August 17, 2008.