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Stites, Charles W.

House 1899-1902 (District 17)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Lincoln, Lyon, Yellow Medicine

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1855 (uncertain)
Birth Place: Perry, Illinois
Birth County:
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: ??/??/1925
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Lake Benton
Occupation (when first elected): Lawyer

EDUCATION

State Normal University of Illinois; Attended College;

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

School Board/Administration: Lincoln County, Minnesota (Superintendent of Schools, 7 years); 18?? to 18??

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

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

GENERAL NOTES

Toensing lists his birth year as 1854. The Minnesota Legislative Manuals, 1899 and 1901 list 1855.

He came to Minnesota in July 1880.

Total Days Served: 1463

SESSIONS SERVED

32nd Legislative Session (1901-1902)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 17
Elected: 11/6/1900
Residence: Lake Benton
Term of Office: 1/8/1901 to 1/5/1903
Counties Represented: Lincoln, Lyon, Yellow Medicine
Occupation: Lawyer
Party: Republican
Committees:
  • Forestry and Fire Protection
  • Judiciary
  • Public Lands
  • State Normal Schools (Chair)
  • University and University Lands

31st Legislative Session (1899-1900)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 17
Elected: 11/8/1898
Residence: Lake Benton
Term of Office: 1/3/1899 to 1/7/1901
Counties Represented: Lincoln, Lyon, Yellow Medicine
Occupation: Lawyer
Party: Republican
Committees:
  • Corporations Other Than Municipal
  • Judiciary
  • State Normal Schools
  • Temperance Legislation
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