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Olsen, J. W.

House 1921-22 (District 29)

Party when first elected:  Nonpartisan Election

Counties Served:  Hennepin

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1864
Birth Place: Copenhagen
Birth County:
Birth Country: Denmark
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
Alternate Spelling of Last Name: Olson
City of Residence (when first elected): Minneapolis
Occupation (when first elected): Business, Minneapolis/Former Dean; University of Minnesota Department of Agriculture, 1909-1911

EDUCATION

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

School Board/Administration: Freeborn County, Minnesota (Superintendent of Schools); 1891 to 1901
State Agency: Minnesota State Superintendent of Public Instruction; 1901 to 1909

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Carrie Naylor (married in 1891)
Children:
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

Toensing lists his last name as Olson. The Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1921 and the Minnesota Journal of the House list Olsen.

He came to Freeborn County, Minnesota in 1871.

Total Days Served: 728

SESSIONS SERVED

42nd Legislative Session (1921-1922)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 29
Elected: 11/2/1920
Residence: Minneapolis
Term of Office: 1/4/1921 to 1/1/1923
Counties Represented: Hennepin
Occupation: Business, Minneapolis/Former Dean; University of Minnesota Department of Agriculture, 1909-1911
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Appropriations
  • Cities
  • Elections
  • Public Domain
  • Universities and Schools
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