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Lowe, Thomas "Thos."

House 1937-39 (District 12)

Party when first elected:  Nonpartisan Election

Counties Served:  Pipestone

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1858
Birth Place:
Birth County:
Birth Country: Canada
Date of Death: 3/12/1939
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names: Thos.
City of Residence (when first elected): Pipestone
Occupation (when first elected): Practicing Medicine

EDUCATION

Country Schools; Elementary School;
Decorah Institute, Iowa; Secondary;
Medical Degree; Medicine

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

State Board/Commission/Council: Minnesota State Board of Medical Examiners (20 years; President, 1 term); 1??? to 1???
Municipal Mayor: Pipestone, Minnesota (5 terms); 19?? to 19??

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

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

GENERAL NOTES

He was 1/4 German ancestry.

He was raised on a farm in Iowa.

He moved to Murray County, Minnesota in 1877, with his parents. He moved to Pipestone, Minnesota around 1904.

He was a collector of German memorabilia which is now housed at Yale University.

He died in Ramsey County, Minnesota.

Total Days Served: 797

SESSIONS SERVED

51st Legislative Session (1939-1940)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 12
Elected: 11/8/1938
Residence: Pipestone
Term of Office: 1/3/1939 to 3/12/1939 (unfinished term)
Counties Represented: Pipestone
Occupation: Practicing Medicine
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Agriculture
  • Appropriations
  • Municipal Affairs
  • Public Health and Hospitals (Chair)
  • Rules
Reason for unfinished term: Death
Session Notes: He died while in office.

50th Legislative Session (1937-1938)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 12
Elected: 11/3/1936
Residence: Pipestone
Term of Office: 1/5/1937 to 1/2/1939
Counties Represented: Pipestone
Occupation: Practicing Medicine
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Agriculture and Horticulture
  • Drainage
  • Markets and Marketing
  • Municipal Affairs
  • Public Health and Hospitals
  • Reforestation
  • State Development and Immigration