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Nelson, J. W.

Senate 1923-26 (District 64)

Party when first elected:  Nonpartisan Election

Counties Served:  Mahnomen, Norman

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1876
Birth Place: Minnesota
Birth County: Freeborn
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Mahnomen
Occupation (when first elected): Mercantile Business/Farming

EDUCATION

Freeborn County Country Schools; Elementary School;
Luther Academy, Albert Lea, Minnesota; Secondary; Graduate, 1894
Parker College; Attended College; 2 years

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

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Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He was born on a farm.

Total Days Served: 1463

SESSIONS SERVED

44th Legislative Session (1925-1926) (second half of Senate term)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 64
Elected: 11/7/1922
Residence: Mahnomen
Term of Office: 1/2/1923 to 1/3/1927
Counties Represented: Mahnomen, Norman
Occupation: Mercantile Business/Farming
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Agriculture
  • Elections
  • Memorial Parks and Monuments
  • Reapportionment
  • Towns and Counties

43rd Legislative Session (1923-1924)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 64
Elected: 11/7/1922
Residence: Mahnomen
Term of Office: 1/2/1923 to 1/3/1927
Counties Represented: Mahnomen, Norman
Occupation: Mercantile Business/Farming
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Agriculture
  • Election
  • Game and Fish
  • Military Affairs
  • Re-apportionment
  • Towns, Counties and Municipalities
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