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Nelson, Alexander

House 1911-12 (District 59)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Otter Tail

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 12/12/1862 (uncertain)
Birth Place: Malmo
Birth County:
Birth Country: Sweden
Date of Death: ??/??/1938
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Perham
Occupation (when first elected): General Contractor

EDUCATION

Latin and Technical Schools, Malmo, Sweden; At Least Elementary School; Graduate

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Municipal Council/Aldermen: Perham, Minnesota (Village Council Member); 1??? to 1???
School Board/Administration: Perham, Minnesota (Board of Education Member); 1??? to 1???

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

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

GENERAL NOTES

Toensing lists his birth year as 1863. The Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1911 lists 1862.

He came to the United States in 1887. He moved to Otter Tail County, Minnesota in 1896.

Total Days Served: 735

SESSIONS SERVED

37th Legislative Session (1911-1912)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 59
Elected: 11/8/1910
Residence: Perham
Term of Office: 1/3/1911 to 1/6/1913
Counties Represented: Otter Tail
Occupation: General Contractor
Party: Republican
Committees:
  • Board of Control
  • Elections
  • Public Buildings (Chair)
  • Soldiers Home
  • Temperance
  • Towns and Counties
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