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Hofstad, Alvin O.

House 1951-62 (District 24)

Party when first elected:  Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus

Counties Served:  Lac Qui Parle

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 3/29/1905
Birth Place: Madison, Minnesota
Birth County: Lac Qui Parle
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: 11/14/1962
Gender: Male
Religion: Lutheran
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Madison
Occupation (when first elected): Farmer

EDUCATION

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

School Board/Administration: Madison, Minnesota (School Board); 19?? to 19??

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

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

GENERAL NOTES

"A liberal and active in DFL party work..." ("Know Your Minnesota Legislature: Rep. Alvin O. Hofstad." Minneapolis Star, Between November 1956-January 1957)

He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Madison, Minnesota.

Religion provided by "Know Your Minnesota Legislature: Rep. Alvin O. Hofstad," Minneapolis Star, Between November 1956-January 1957.

Total Days Served: 4335

SESSIONS SERVED

62nd Legislative Session (1961-1962)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 24
Elected: 11/8/1960
Residence: Madison
Term of Office: 1/3/1961 to 11/14/1962 (unfinished term)
Counties Represented: Lac Qui Parle
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus
Committees:
  • Appropriations
  • Commercial Transportation and Communications
  • Dairy Products and Livestock (Chair)
  • Highways
  • Reapportionment
  • Rules
Reason for unfinished term: Death
Session Notes: He died while in office on November 14, 1962.

61st Legislative Session (1959-1960)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 24
Elected: 11/4/1958
Residence: Madison
Term of Office: 1/6/1959 to 1/2/1961
Counties Represented: Lac Qui Parle
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus
Committees:
  • Appropriations
  • Commercial Transportation and Communications
  • Dairy Products and Livestock (Chair)
  • Highways
  • Reapportionment
  • Rules

60th Legislative Session (1957-1958)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 24
Elected: 11/6/1956
Residence: Madison
Term of Office: 1/8/1957 to 1/5/1959
Counties Represented: Lac Qui Parle
Occupation: Farmer, 480 Acre Grain and Livestock Farm
Party: Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus Party Notes: "A liberal and active in DFL party work..." ("Know Your Minnesota Legislature: Rep. Alvin O. Hofstad." Minneapolis Star, Between November 1956-January 1957)
Committees:
  • Aircraft and Airways
  • Commercial Transportation and Communications
  • Compute Mileage Special
  • Dairy Products and Livestock (Chair)
  • Drainage and Soil Conservation
  • Highways
  • Taxes

59th Legislative Session (1955-1956)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 24
Elected: 11/2/1954
Residence: Madison
Term of Office: 1/4/1955 to 1/7/1957
Counties Represented: Lac Qui Parle
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus Party Notes: "A liberal and active in DFL party work..." ("Know Your Minnesota Legislature: Rep. Alvin O. Hofstad." Minneapolis Star, Between November 1956-January 1957)
Committees:
  • Aircraft and Airways
  • Dairy Products and Livestock (Chair)
  • Drainage and Soil Conservation
  • Health
  • Highways
  • Taxes

58th Legislative Session (1953-1954)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 24
Elected: 11/5/1952
Residence: Madison
Term of Office: 1/6/1953 to 1/3/1955
Counties Represented: Lac Qui Parle
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus
Committees:
  • Aircraft and Airways
  • Dairy Products and Livestock
  • Drainage and Soil Conservation
  • Highways
  • State and County Fairs

57th Legislative Session (1951-1952)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 24
Elected: 11/7/1950
Residence: Madison
Term of Office: 1/2/1951 to 1/5/1953
Counties Represented: Lac Qui Parle
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus
Committees:
  • Aircraft and Airways
  • Dairy Products and Livestock
  • Insurance
  • Markets and Marketing
  • State and County Fairs