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Wisniewski, Lawrence

House 1911-12 (District 47)

Party when first elected:  Democratic

Counties Served:  Benton, Sherburne, Stearns

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 8/4/1855
Birth Place:
Birth County:
Birth Country: Poland
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Foley
Occupation (when first elected): Banking Business

EDUCATION

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

County Board/Commissioner: Benton County, Minnesota (County Commissioner, Board Chair, 8 years); 1??? to 1???
County Government: Benton County, Minnesota (County Treasurer, 10 years); 1??? to 1???
Municipal Government: Foley, Minnesota (Held Various Town Offices); 1??? to 1???
School Board/Administration: Foley, Minnesota (Held Various School Offices); 1??? to 1???

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

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

GENERAL NOTES

He came to the United States when he was 13 years old. He settled on a farm in Benton County, Minnesota in 1877.

Total Days Served: 735

SESSIONS SERVED

37th Legislative Session (1911-1912)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 47
Elected: 11/8/1910
Residence: Foley
Term of Office: 1/3/1911 to 1/6/1913
Counties Represented: Benton, Sherburne, Stearns
Occupation: Banking Business
Party: Democratic
Committees:
  • Banks and Banking
  • Engrossment
  • Roads and Bridges
  • State Normal Schools
Articles & Books About
"Picture Story of Early Foley Days." Foley News, May 22, 1985.