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Nordgren, Elias

House 1915-22 (District 56)

Party when first elected:  Nonpartisan Election

Counties Served:  Chisago, Pine

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 6/23/1872
Birth Place: Jemtland
Birth County:
Birth Country: Sweden
Date of Death: 2/21/1957
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Sunrise
Occupation (when first elected): Farmer/Mercantile Business

EDUCATION

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

County Board/Commissioner: Chisago County, Minnesota (12 years; Chair, 8 years); 1??? to 19??
Municipal Government: Sunrise, Minnesota (Town Clerk, several years); 1??? to 1???
School Board/Administration: Sunrise, Minnesota (School Board Member/Clerk); 1??? to 1???
Postmaster: Sunrise, Minnesota; 1899 to 1915

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

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

GENERAL NOTES

He came to the United States in 1892 and settled in Sunrise, Chisago County, Minnesota. He moved to North Branch, Minnesota in 1919.

He died in Hennepin County, Minnesota.

Total Days Served: 2919

SESSIONS SERVED

42nd Legislative Session (1921-1922)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 56
Elected: 11/2/1920
Residence: North Branch
Term of Office: 1/4/1921 to 1/1/1923
Counties Represented: Chisago
Occupation: Interested in Farming/Real Estate Dealer/Former Farm Owner and Developer/Former Vice President, Merchants' State Bank of North Branch and Sunrise Milling and Electric Co./Former Mercantile Business
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Elections
  • Markets and Marketing (Chair)
  • Public Highways
  • Rules
  • Temperance

41st Legislative Session (1919-1920)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 56
Elected: 11/5/1918
Residence: Sunrise
Term of Office: 1/7/1919 to 1/3/1921
Counties Represented: Chisago, Pine
Occupation: Farm Operator, 200 Acres/Director of Several Local Co-operative Enterprises/Former General Mercantile Business
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Appropriations
  • Elections
  • Markets and Marketing (Chair)
  • Public Highways
  • Rules
  • Temperance

40th Legislative Session (1917-1918)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 56
Elected: 11/7/1916
Residence: Sunrise
Term of Office: 1/2/1917 to 1/6/1919
Counties Represented: Chisago, Pine
Occupation: Farmer/Mercantile Business
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Agriculture and Horticulture
  • Commerce and Retail Trade
  • Compensation of Public Officials (Chair)
  • Roads and Bridges
  • Soldiers Home
  • Temperance Legislation
  • University and University Lands

39th Legislative Session (1915-1916)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 56
Elected: 11/3/1914
Residence: Sunrise
Term of Office: 1/5/1915 to 1/1/1917
Counties Represented: Chisago, Pine
Occupation: Farmer/Mercantile Business
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Compensation of Public Officials
  • Crimes and Punishment
  • Forestry
  • Reapportionment
  • Soldiers Home
  • State Hospitals
  • University and University Lands
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