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Swenson, Edwin T.

House 1957-60 (District 43)

Party when first elected:  Nonpartisan Election-Conservative Caucus

Counties Served:  Washington

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 2/21/1903
Birth Place:
Birth County:
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: ??/??/1960
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Stillwater
Occupation (when first elected): Former Warden of Minnesota State Prison

EDUCATION

Stillwater High School; Secondary; Graduate
University of Minnesota; Attended College; Undergraduate Studies
U.S. Army Staff and Technical School; Vocational-Technical School; Penal Administration

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

State Agency: Maryland Penitentiary (Warden, 5 years); 19?? to 19??
Military: United States Army Reserve; 19?? to 19??
Military: Minnesota National Guard (20 years); 19?? to 19??
Military: United States Army (African and Italian Campaigns, Colonel); 1941 to 1947
State Agency: Minnesota State Prison (Warden); 1953 to 1955

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Married
Children: Two children: (1 daughter); (1 son)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He was reared on a farm at Stillwater.

Total Days Served: 1456

SESSIONS SERVED

61st Legislative Session (1959-1960)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 43
Elected: 11/4/1958
Residence: Stillwater
Term of Office: 1/6/1959 to 1/2/1961
Counties Represented: Washington
Occupation: Former Warden of Minnesota State Prison
Party: Nonpartisan Election-Conservative Caucus
Committees:
  • Forestry
  • Law Enforcement and Crime Prevention
  • Penal Institutions
  • Public Domain
  • Veterans and Military Affairs

60th Legislative Session (1957-1958)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 43
Elected: 11/6/1956
Residence: Stillwater
Term of Office: 1/8/1957 to 1/5/1959
Counties Represented: Washington
Occupation: Former Warden of Minnesota State Prison
Party: Nonpartisan Election-Conservative Caucus
Committees:
  • Cooperatives and Marketing
  • Forestry
  • Law Enforcement and Crime Prevention
  • Public Domain
  • Veterans and Military Affairs
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