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Nelson, Nels O. "N.O."

House 1899-1900 (District 55)

Party when first elected:  Populist

Counties Served:  Kandiyohi

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1855 (uncertain)
Birth Place:
Birth County:
Birth Country: Sweden
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names: N.O.
City of Residence (when first elected): Willmar
Occupation (when first elected): Farmer/General Grain Dealer/Treasurer, Willmar Farmers' Fire Insurance Company

EDUCATION

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Municipal Board/Commission: Willmar, Minnesota (Township Board); 18?? to 18??
School Board/Administration: Willmar, Minnesota (School Board); 18?? to 18??

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

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Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

Toensing lists his birth year as 1854. The Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1899 lists 1855.

He came to Kandiyohi County, Minnesota in 1871.

Total Days Served: 735

SESSIONS SERVED

31st Legislative Session (1899-1900)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 55
Elected: 11/8/1898
Residence: Willmar
Term of Office: 1/3/1899 to 1/7/1901
Counties Represented: Kandiyohi
Occupation: Farmer/General Grain Dealer/Treasurer, Willmar Farmers' Fire Insurance Company
Party: Populist
Committees:
  • General Legislation
  • Labor and Labor Legislation
  • Prison Labor
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