Redding, Lewis "Ludwig Roding, Louis"
House 1881-82 (District 1)
Party when first elected: Republican
Date of Birth:
Gatan, Onsala Parish
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Ludwig Roding, Louis
|Alternate Spelling of Last Name: Rading,Reading,Roding|
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Farmer/Co-Operator; Redding's Mill, Root River
Schools in Sweden; At Least Elementary School;
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Houston County, Minnesota (Road and Bridge Inspector);
1??? to 1???
Union Army, 1st Regiment Colorado Cavalry, Company K (United States Civil War, Private);
186? to 18??
Caroline Tallman (married on September 4, 1873; she died in 1888); Jesse Mitshell (remarried on June 24, 1903; she died in 1943)
Five children, One stepdaughter: Leonora, Josephine Margaret, Oliver Curtis, Robert Claudius, and Maud Mabel (with Caroline); Ethel Ann Mitchell (stepdaughter)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He was born Ludwig Roding but the most common version of his name is Lewis Redding. His last name also appears as Reading and Rading according to a researcher. Toensing lists his first name as Louis, the Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1881 lists both Lewis and Louis. A researcher lists Lewis.
Toensing lists his birth year as 1840(?). The Onsala Parish birth records list 1839.
He came to Houston County, Minnesota Territory in August 1853 with his parents.
He died in Veedersburg, Fountain County, Indiana and was buried in Hixon Cemetery, Mecca Parke County, Indiana.
Alternative names, birth date, death date, birth county, birth place, party affiliation, death location, burial data, family data, mill owner information, education data, place of arrival in Minnesota, month of arrival in Minnesota, and other government service provided by a researcher.
Religion provided by a researcher (he was Swedish Baptist).
Term of Office: 1/4/1881 to 1/1/1883
Occupation: Farmer/Co-Operator; Redding's Mill, Root River
Party Notes: His party affiliation was provided by a researcher.
No other information has been entered for this legislator.