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Steffen, John

Senate 1915-18 (District 12)

Party when first elected:  Nonpartisan Election

Counties Served:  Lincoln, Murray, Pipestone

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1868
Birth Place: Holstein
Birth County:
Birth Country: Germany
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Troy
Occupation (when first elected): Farmer

EDUCATION

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

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GENERAL NOTES

He came to the United States in 1868. He was raised on a farm in Tama County, Iowa. He moved to Troy Township, Pipestone County, Minnesota in 1898.

Total Days Served: 1463

SESSIONS SERVED

40th Legislative Session (1917-1918) (second half of Senate term)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 12
Elected: 11/3/1914
Residence: Troy
Term of Office: 1/5/1915 to 1/6/1919
Counties Represented: Lincoln, Murray, Pipestone
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Agriculture, Dairy Products and Live Stock
  • Corporations Other Than Public Service Corporations
  • Public Highways
  • Public Welfare and Health
  • Towns and Counties

39th Legislative Session (1915-1916)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 12
Elected: 11/3/1914
Residence: Troy
Term of Office: 1/5/1915 to 1/6/1919
Counties Represented: Lincoln, Murray, Pipestone
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Agriculture, Dairy Products and Live Stock
  • Drainage
  • Public Highways
  • Towns and Counties
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