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Dunham, Jens C. "J.C."

House 1889-90 (District 43)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Otter Tail

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 7/26/1842
Birth Place:
Birth County:
Birth Country: Norway
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names: J.C.
City of Residence (when first elected): Rothsay
Occupation (when first elected): Farmer, Norwegian Grove Township

EDUCATION

Common Schools; At Least Elementary School;

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Judge: Norwegian Grove Township, Minnesota (Justice of the Peace, 6 years); 18?? to 18??
Municipal Board/Commission: Norwegian Grove Township, Minnesota (Town Board, Chair, 8 years); 18?? to 18??
School Board/Administration: Norwegian Grove Township, Minnesota (School District Clerk, 9 years); 18?? to 18??

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

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

GENERAL NOTES

He came to the United States in 1850. He moved to Minnesota in 1854.

Total Days Served: 728

SESSIONS SERVED

26th Legislative Session (1889-1890)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 43
Elected: 11/6/1888
Residence: Rothsay
Term of Office: 1/8/1889 to 1/5/1891
Counties Represented: Otter Tail
Occupation: Farmer, Norwegian Grove Township
Party: Republican
Committees:
  • Agriculture and Manufactures
  • Grain and Warehouse
  • Insane
Session Notes: He lived in Norwegian Grove Township.
No other information has been entered for this legislator.