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Regnier, Emil L.

Senate 1931-34 (District 13)

Party when first elected:  Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus

Counties Served:  Lyon, Yellow Medicine

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 2/28/1902
Birth Place: Green Valley, Minnesota
Birth County: Lyon
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: 6/2/1980
Gender: Male
Religion: Catholic
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Marshall
Occupation (when first elected): Insurance Business/Representative, Old Homestead Chemical Company/Former Employee; Denver Union Terminal Railway Company, Colorado

EDUCATION

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

U.S. Legislative Staff/Council/Commission: United States Congress (Legislative Aide for Representative and Senator Magnus Johnson, Washington D.C.); 19?? to 19??

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Leone
Children: Four children: Pierre (son); Lenore, Jeanne, and Yvonne (daughters)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He was born on a farm in Green Valley, Minnesota.

He was "a former Farmer-Labor Party state senator..." (Obituary, Minneapolis Star, June 4, 1980)

He was "a leader of Minnesota's Farmer-Labor Party in the 1930s..." (Obituary, St. Paul Pioneer Press, June 3, 1980)

He died after surguey for a ruptured aneurism at Midway Hospital in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota. His funeral was held at Nativity Catholic Church.

Religion provided by his obituary.

Total Days Served: 1463

SESSIONS SERVED

48th Legislative Session (1933-1934) (second half of Senate term)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 13
Elected: 11/4/1930
Residence: Marshall
Term of Office: 1/6/1931 to 1/7/1935
Counties Represented: Lyon, Yellow Medicine
Occupation: Insurance Business/Former Employee, Denver Union Terminal Railway Company
Party: Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus Party Notes: He was "a former Farmer-Labor Party state senator..." (Obituary, Minneapolis Star, June 4, 1980); He was "a leader of Minnesota's Farmer-Labor Party in the 1930s…" (Obituary, St. Paul Pioneer Press, June 3, 1980)
Committees:
  • Banks and Banking
  • Corporations
  • Drainage
  • Military Affairs
  • Soldiers Home
  • State and County Fairs
  • State Parks, Memorials and Monuments

47th Legislative Session (1931-1932)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 13
Elected: 11/4/1930
Residence: Marshall
Term of Office: 1/6/1931 to 1/7/1935
Counties Represented: Lyon, Yellow Medicine
Occupation: Insurance Business/Representative, Old Homestead Chemical Company/Former Employee; Denver Union Terminal Railway Company, Colorado
Party: Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus Party Notes: He was "a former Farmer-Labor Party state senator..." (Obituary, Minneapolis Star, June 4, 1980); He was "a leader of Minnesota's Farmer-Labor Party in the 1930s…" (Obituary, St. Paul Pioneer Press, June 3, 1980)
Committees:
  • Banks and Banking
  • Corporations
  • Drainage
  • Military Affairs
  • Motor Vehicles and Motor Tax Laws
  • Soldiers Home
  • State and County Fairs
  • State Parks, Memorials and Monuments
Articles & Books About
"Ex-Legislator Emil Regnier Dies at 78 (Obituary)." Minneapolis Star, June 4, 1980.

"Ex-Politician Emil Regnier Dies at 78 (Obituary)." St. Paul Pioneer Press, June 3, 1980.