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Winzer, Charles Henry

House 1907-08 (District 14)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Jackson


Date of Birth: 6/14/1845
Birth Place: Saxe/Sachsen Weimar
Birth County:
Birth Country: Germany
Date of Death: 9/14/1912
Gender: Male
Religion: Protestant
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Heron Lake
Occupation (when first elected): Farmer/Formerly Engaged in Business, Chicago, Illinois


Schools in Germany; At Least Elementary School;


Military: 173rd New York Infantry, Company K (United States Civil War/War of the Rebellion, wounded at Port Hudson on May 27, 1863, Private); 11/13/1862 to 11/02/1865


Spouse: Ida Mathilde Peter (married on March 20, 1866; she died on February 18, 1924)
Children: Six children: Anne (died young), Charles Augustus, Ernest Reinhold, Minnie Mathilda, Daisy Albertina, and Lena
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:


He came to the United States when he was 17 years old.

After the United States Civil War he lived in Chicago, Illinois. He moved to Minnesota in 1869.

He died in Heron Lake, Jackson County, Minnesota and was buried there.

Family data, birth date, death date and year, and middle name were provided by a relative.

Religion provided by a relative.

Total Days Served: 728


35th Legislative Session (1907-1908)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 14
Elected: 11/6/1906
Residence: Heron Lake
Term of Office: 1/8/1907 to 1/4/1909
Counties Represented: Jackson
Occupation: Farmer/Formerly Engaged in Business, Chicago, Illinois
Party: Republican
  • Agriculture
  • Express, Telegraph and Electric Railways
  • Railroads
  • Roads and Bridges
  • Soldiers Home
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