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Nieman, W. L.

House 1895-96 (District 45)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Benton

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1850
Birth Place: Pommerania
Birth County:
Birth Country: Prussia
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Sauk Rapids
Occupation (when first elected): Business, Sauk Rapids/Former Owner and Editor, The Sauk Rapids Sentinel (Office Destroyed by a Cyclone in 1886)/Printer's Trade

EDUCATION

St. Paul Schools; At Least Elementary School;

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Municipal Government: Sauk Rapids, Minnesota (Town Treasurer, A Number of Years)); 18?? to 18??
School Board/Administration: Sauk Rapids, Minnesota (School Board Member, 9 years); 18?? to 18??
Postmaster: Sauk Rapids, Minnesota; 1876 to 1885 [Appointed]
County Auditor: Benton County, Minnesota (County Auditor, he took the place of the former auditor who was the victim of a cyclone; he was elected to the position in the next election); 1886 to 18?? [Appointed]

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

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

GENERAL NOTES

He came to the United States in 1855, with his parents. They moved from Newport, Kentucky to St. Paul, Minnesota in 1857. He moved to Sauk Rapids, Minnesota in 1875.

He was an unsuccessful Republican Party candidate for the Minnesota House of Representatives in the 1892 elections.

Total Days Served: 728

SESSIONS SERVED

29th Legislative Session (1895-1896)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 45
Elected: 11/6/1894
Residence: Sauk Rapids
Term of Office: 1/8/1895 to 1/4/1897
Counties Represented: Benton
Occupation: Business, Sauk Rapids/Former Owner and Editor, The Sauk Rapids Sentinel (Office Destroyed by a Cyclone in 1886)/Printer's Trade
Party: Republican
Committees:
  • Appropriations
  • Forestry and Fire Protection
  • Labor and Labor Legislation
  • Military Affairs
  • Printing
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