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Whiting, Edwin F. "Edward, E.F."

House 1911-12 (District 17)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Lyon

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 10/10/1861
Birth Place: Rochester, Minnesota
Birth County: Olmsted
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: 12/??/1946
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names: Edward, E.F.
City of Residence (when first elected): Balaton
Occupation (when first elected): Implement, Furniture and Undertaking Business/Owns Controlling Interest in The Balaton Press-Tribune

EDUCATION

Olmsted County Common Schools; Elementary School;
Olmsted County Common Schools; Secondary;
Darling's Business College, Rochester, Minnesota; Postsecondary; 7 month course
Professor Niles Select School of Common Branches; Postsecondary; 1 year

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Judge: Balaton, Minnesota (Village Justice of the Peace, 40 years); 1??? to 19??
Municipal Council/Aldermen: Balaton, Minnesota (Village Council); 1??? to 1???
School Board/Administration: Balaton, Minnesota (Clerk of the School Board); 1??? to 1???

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Married (married in 1881)
Children:
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

Toensing and the Minnesota Journal of the House, March 29, 1949 list his first name as Edwin. The Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1911 lists Edward. The Minnesota Journal of the House, 1911 lists E.F.

He was born on a farm.

He moved to a farm in Custer, Lyon County, Minnesota in 1882.

Total Days Served: 735

SESSIONS SERVED

37th Legislative Session (1911-1912)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 17
Elected: 11/8/1910
Residence: Balaton
Term of Office: 1/3/1911 to 1/6/1913
Counties Represented: Lyon
Occupation: Implement, Furniture and Undertaking Business/Owns Controlling Interest in The Balaton Press-Tribune
Party: Republican
Committees:
  • Insurance
  • Roads and Bridges
  • Sleeping Car and Private Car Lines
  • Temperance
  • Towns and Counties