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Grue, Ole Nelson "Oley"

Senate 1899-1902 (District 55)

Party when first elected:  Populist

Counties Served:  Kandiyohi

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1856
Birth Place: Wisconsin
Birth County:
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: ??/??/1906 (uncertain)
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names: Oley
City of Residence (when first elected): Grue
Occupation (when first elected): Farmer

EDUCATION

St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota; College Graduate; 1879

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

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

GENERAL NOTES

Toensing and Minnesota Place Names list his first name as Ole. The Minnesota Legislative Manuals, 1899 and 1901 list Oley.

Toensing lists his death year as 1906. Minnesota Place Names lists 1916.

He came to Minnesota in 1856 and settled in Carver County.

Total Days Served: 1463

SESSIONS SERVED

32nd Legislative Session (1901-1902) (second half of Senate term)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 55
Elected: 11/8/1898
Residence: Grue
Term of Office: 1/3/1899 to 1/5/1903
Counties Represented: Kandiyohi
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Populist
Committees:
  • Agriculture
  • Census
  • Drainage
  • Geological and Natural History Survey
  • Public Lands
  • Temperance
  • Towns and Counties

31st Legislative Session (1899-1900)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 55
Elected: 11/8/1898
Residence: Grue
Term of Office: 1/3/1899 to 1/5/1903
Counties Represented: Kandiyohi
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Populist
Committees:
  • Agriculture
  • Census
  • Drainage
  • Geological and Natural History Survey
  • Grain and Warehouse
  • Public Lands
  • Temperance
  • Towns and Counties