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Diessner, Henry R.

House 1911-12 (District 25)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Carver

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 11/4/1853
Birth Place: Hanover
Birth County:
Birth Country: Germany
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
Alternate Spelling of Last Name: Diesner
City of Residence (when first elected): Waconia
Occupation (when first elected): Practicing Medicine

EDUCATION

Hahnemann Medical College, Chicago, Illinois; Medical Degree; 1880-1883

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Postmaster: Waconia, Minnesota (6 years); 1??? to 1???
County Government: Carver County, Minnesota (County Coroner, 2 terms); 1??? to 1???
Municipal Council/Aldermen: Waconia, Minnesota (Council, President, 4 terms); 1??? to 1???
Municipal Government: Waconia, Minnesota (Village Recorder, 6 terms); 1??? to 1???
Municipal Government: Waconia, Minnesota (Town Clerk); 1??? to 1???

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Emma C. Kuntz (married in 1885)
Children: Five children: H.D., Charles O., and William D. (sons)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

Toensing lists his last name as Diesner. The Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1911 and the Minnesota Journal of the House, 1911 list Diessner.

He came to America and settled in Oshkosh, Wisconsin in 1868, with his parents. He moved to Waconia, Minnesota in 1874.

Total Days Served: 735

SESSIONS SERVED

37th Legislative Session (1911-1912)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 25
Elected: 11/8/1910
Residence: Waconia
Term of Office: 1/3/1911 to 1/6/1913
Counties Represented: Carver
Occupation: Practicing Medicine
Party: Republican
Committees:
  • Banks and Banking
  • Corporations Other Than Municipal
  • Drainage
  • Printing
  • Public Health and Pure Food
  • Sleeping Car and Private Car Lines
  • State Hospitals
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