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Juelson, Hanson "Hans"

House 1893-94 (District 51)

Party when first elected:  People's

Counties Served:  Beltrami, Norman, Polk


Date of Birth: 2/22/1837
Birth Place: Sondre Aurdal,
Birth County:
Birth Country: Norway
Date of Death: 7/26/1905
Gender: Male
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names: Hans
City of Residence (when first elected): Fertile
Occupation (when first elected): Farmer



Military: 10th Minnesota Volunteer Infantry, Company C (United States Civil War; Participated in General Sibley's Expedition Against the Indians; Participated in the Battles of Tupelo, Nashville, and Spanish Fort, Among Others); 08/15/1862 to 08/19/1865
County Board/Commissioner: Otter Tail County, Minnesota (Board of County Commissioners); 1871 to 1874
County Board/Commissioner: Otter Tail County, Minnesota (Board of County Commissioners); 1878 to 1880
County Board/Commissioner: Norman County, Minnesota (Board of County Commissioners); 188? to 18??


Spouse: Jennie Nelson (married in 1865; she died in 1871); Ellen Iverson (married in 1872)
Children: Three children with his first wife and seven children with his second
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:


He came to Minnesota in 1858. He moved to Otter Tail County, Minnesota shortly after the United States Civil War. In the mid-1880s, he moved to Sundal Township, Norman County near Fertile, Minnesota.

Fort Juelson in Otter Tail County is named after him.

He is buried in the Concordia Cemetery in Fertile, Minnesota.

Total Days Served: 735


28th Legislative Session (1893-1894)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 51
Elected: 11/8/1892
Residence: Fertile
Term of Office: 1/3/1893 to 1/7/1895
Counties Represented: Beltrami, Norman, Polk
Occupation: Farmer
Party: People's
  • Agriculture
  • Labor and Labor Legislation
  • Public Parks
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