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Johnson, William E.

Senate 1895-98 (District 29)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Hennepin

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 2/8/1850
Birth Place: Palestine, Ohio
Birth County: Columbiana
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion: Episcopalian
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Minneapolis
Occupation (when first elected): President, Guaranty Savings and Loan Association/Former Railway Service, Indiana

EDUCATION

Ohio Common Schools; Elementary School;
Ohio Common Schools; Secondary; Up to the Age of 17

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Harriet I. McNabb (married on June 2, 1869)
Children: Five children
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He moved to South Dakota in 1881. He came to Minnesota in 1883. He moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1891.

Religion provided by Progressive Men of Minnesota, 1897.

Total Days Served: 1456

SESSIONS SERVED

30th Legislative Session (1897-1898) (second half of Senate term)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 29
Elected: 11/6/1894
Residence: Minneapolis
Term of Office: 1/8/1895 to 1/2/1899
Counties Represented: Hennepin
Occupation: President, Guaranty Savings and Loan Association/Former Railway Service, Indiana
Party: Republican
Committees:
  • Claims (Chair)
  • Logs and Lumber
  • Public Buildings (Chair)
  • State Soldiers Home

29th Legislative Session (1895-1896)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 29
Elected: 11/6/1894
Residence: Minneapolis
Term of Office: 1/8/1895 to 1/2/1899
Counties Represented: Hennepin
Occupation: President, Guaranty Savings and Loan Association/Former Railway Service, Indiana
Party: Republican
Committees:
  • Elections (Chair)
  • Forestry and Fire Protection
  • Labor
  • Logs and Lumber
  • Reapportionment
  • State Soldiers Home