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Pottgieser, Nicholas

Senate 1895-98 (District 26)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Ramsey

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 2/26/1854 (uncertain)
Birth Place: Saint Paul, Minnesota
Birth County: Ramsey
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: ??/??/1919
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Saint Paul
Occupation (when first elected): Retired, Business

EDUCATION

St. Paul Common Schools; At Least Elementary School;

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

County Board/Commissioner: Ramsey County, Minnesota (County Commissioner, 1 term); 18?? to 18??

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

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

GENERAL NOTES

Toensing lists his birth year as 1845. The Minnesota Legislative Manuals, 1895 and 1897 list 1854.

He was a son of a pioneer of St. Paul, Minnesota. He was one of the original members of the Society of Junior Pioneers.

Total Days Served: 1456

SESSIONS SERVED

30th Legislative Session (1897-1898) (second half of Senate term)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 26
Elected: 11/6/1894
Residence: Saint Paul
Term of Office: 1/8/1895 to 1/2/1899
Counties Represented: Ramsey
Occupation: Retired, Business
Party: Republican
Committees:
  • Census
  • Federal Relations
  • Public Parks (Chair)
  • Railroads
  • Retrenchment and Reform
  • Temperance

29th Legislative Session (1895-1896)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 26
Elected: 11/6/1894
Residence: Saint Paul
Term of Office: 1/8/1895 to 1/2/1899
Counties Represented: Ramsey
Occupation: Retired, Business
Party: Republican
Committees:
  • Education
  • Federal Relations
  • Printing (Chair)
  • Railroads
  • Retrenchment and Reform
  • Temperance
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