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Nelson, John Robert "J.R."

House 1891-94 (District 2)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Fillmore

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1847
Birth Place: Amherst, Ohio
Birth County:
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names: J.R.
City of Residence (when first elected): Canton
Occupation (when first elected): Farmer

EDUCATION

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Military: Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Company E (United States Civil War, 2 years); 186? to 186?

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

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

GENERAL NOTES

He came to Minnesota in 1866.

Total Days Served: 1463

SESSIONS SERVED

28th Legislative Session (1893-1894)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 02
Elected: 11/8/1892
Residence: Canton
Term of Office: 1/3/1893 to 1/7/1895
Counties Represented: Fillmore
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Republican
Committees:
  • Banks
  • Insurance
  • Temperance Legislation

27th Legislative Session (1891-1892)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 02
Elected: 11/4/1890
Residence: Canton
Term of Office: 1/6/1891 to 1/2/1893
Counties Represented: Fillmore
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Republican
Committees:
  • Labor and Labor Legislation
  • Public Parks
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