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Meyers, Simon

House 1897-98 (District 31)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Hennepin

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 5/14/1862
Birth Place: Syracuse, New York
Birth County:
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: 8/11/1952
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
Alternate Spelling of Last Name: Myers
City of Residence (when first elected): Minneapolis
Occupation (when first elected): Practicing Law

EDUCATION

Albany Common Schools, New York; Elementary School;
Albany High Schools, New York; Secondary;
Studied Law; Admitted to the New York Practice, May 14, 1883

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Minnie
Children: Two children
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He came to Minneapolis, Minnesota in June 1883.

Toensing lists his last name as Myers and the Legislative Manual of 1897 lists Meyers.

His funeral services were held August 13, 1952 at Temple Israel (Star Tribune obituary, August 12, 1952).

Total Days Served: 728

SESSIONS SERVED

30th Legislative Session (1897-1898)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 31
Elected: 11/3/1896
Residence: Minneapolis
Term of Office: 1/5/1897 to 1/2/1899
Counties Represented: Hennepin
Occupation: Practicing Law
Party: Republican
Committees:
  • Insurance
  • Judiciary
  • Rules and Joint Rules (Chair)
  • Taxes and Tax Laws
  • Temperance Legislation
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