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Madden, Ralph R.

House 1955-56 (District 13)

Party when first elected:  Nonpartisan Election-Conservative Caucus

Counties Served:  Lyon

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 3/6/1895
Birth Place:
Birth County:
Birth Country:
Date of Death: ??/??/1970
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Marshall
Occupation (when first elected): Retired Farmer

EDUCATION

Marshall High School; Secondary; Graduate

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

County Board/Commissioner: Lyon County, Minnesota (County Commissioner, 13 years); 19?? to 19??
Municipal Government: Marshall, Minnesota (Township Clerk, 8 years); 19?? to 19??
School Board/Administration: Marshall, Minnesota (School Board, 20 years); 19?? to 19??

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Married
Children: Four children: (1 son, 3 daughters)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He ran unsuccessfully as a Conservative candidate for the Minnesota Senate in the 1956 election. His opponent, J.J. Kelly, defeated him by 2 votes so a recount occurred. The recount confirmed that J.J. Kelly had won by 128 votes.

He ran unsuccessfully as a Conservative candidate for the Minnesota Senate in the 1960 election.

Total Days Served: 735

SESSIONS SERVED

59th Legislative Session (1955-1956)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 13
Elected: 11/2/1954
Residence: Marshall
Term of Office: 1/4/1955 to 1/7/1957
Counties Represented: Lyon
Occupation: Retired Farmer
Party: Nonpartisan Election-Conservative Caucus
Committees:
  • Agriculture
  • Game and Fish
  • Motor Vehicles
  • Public Domain
  • Welfare
Ran in next election? Yes. Defeated in general election
No other information has been entered for this legislator.