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Ongstad, S. H.

House 1891-94 (District 48)

Party when first elected:  Alliance

Counties Served:  Otter Tail

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1859
Birth Place:
Birth County:
Birth Country: Norway
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Pelican Rapids
Occupation (when first elected): Farmer

EDUCATION

Luther College, Decorah, Iowa; A.B.; 1880-1886

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Judge: Norwegian Grove Township, Minnesota (Justice of the Peace, 4 years); 18?? to 18??

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

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

GENERAL NOTES

He came to Minnesota in 1869. He came to Norwegian Grove, Otter Tail County, Minnesota around 1886.

Total Days Served: 1463

SESSIONS SERVED

28th Legislative Session (1893-1894)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 48
Elected: 11/8/1892
Residence: Pelican Rapids
Term of Office: 1/3/1893 to 1/7/1895
Counties Represented: Otter Tail
Occupation: Farmer
Party: People's
Committees:
  • Education
  • Grain and Warehouse
  • Public Lands
  • State Prison and Reformatory
Session Notes: He resided in Norwegian Grove, Otter Tail County, Minnesota.

27th Legislative Session (1891-1892)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 48
Elected: 11/4/1890
Residence: Pelican Rapids
Term of Office: 1/6/1891 to 1/2/1893
Counties Represented: Otter Tail
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Alliance
Committees:
  • Manufactures
  • Public Lands
  • Taxes and Tax Laws
  • Temperance
  • Towns and Counties
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