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Stageberg, Nels A. "N.A."

House 1913-14 (District 29)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Goodhue


Date of Birth: 6/26/1850
Birth Place:
Birth County:
Birth Country: Norway
Date of Death: 5/24/1921
Gender: Male
Religion: Lutheran
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names: N.A.
City of Residence (when first elected): Goodhue
Occupation (when first elected): Farm Owner/Director and Treasurer, Wanamingo Insurance Co.


Common Schools; At Least Elementary School;


County Board/Commissioner: Goodhue County, Minnesota (County Commissioner, 12 years); 1??? to 1???
Municipal Government: Minneola, Minnesota (Town Board Supervisor); 1??? to 1???
Municipal Government: Minneola, Minnesota (Town Assessor); 1??? to 1???


Spouse: Guerina E. Knutson (married in March 1869); Rosa Hesselberg
Children: Ten children: Bertha and Andrew (with Guerina); Gerda, Lena, Oscar, Albertha, Manda, Selma, Rudolph, and Clarence (with Rosa)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:


According to History of Goodhue County Minnesota, he came to the United States in 1857 with his parents, they settled in Wisconsin for one year, then moved to Minneola Township, Goodhue County, Minnesota. However the Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1913 says they migrated directly from Norway to a farm in Goodhue Township, Minnesota eight years after he was born.

He was of Norwegian descent.

Religion reported in History of Goodhue County, Minnesota.

Total Days Served: 728


38th Legislative Session (1913-1914)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 29
Elected: 11/5/1912
Residence: Goodhue
Term of Office: 1/7/1913 to 1/4/1915
Counties Represented: Goodhue
Occupation: Farm Owner/Director and Treasurer, Wanamingo Insurance Co.
Party: Republican
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