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Anderson, Verner F.

House 1949-52 (District 53)

Party when first elected:  Nonpartisan Election-Conservative Caucus

Counties Served:  Crow Wing

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 9/9/1899
Birth Place: Upsala, Minnesota
Birth County: Morrison
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Brainerd
Occupation (when first elected): Retail Food Business

EDUCATION

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Municipal Council/Aldermen: Brainerd, Minnesota (City Alderman, 8 years); 19?? to 19??
Municipal Government: Brainerd, Minnesota (City Water and Light Department, 3 years); 19?? to 19??

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

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

GENERAL NOTES

Verner Anderson was involved in a contested election with Charles L. Halsted after the 1952 election. Charles L. Halsted was determined to be the winner.

Total Days Served: 1400

SESSIONS SERVED

57th Legislative Session (1951-1952)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 53
Elected: 11/7/1950
Residence: Brainerd
Term of Office: 1/2/1951 to 1/5/1953
Counties Represented: Crow Wing
Occupation: Retail Food Business
Party: Nonpartisan Election-Conservative Caucus
Committees:
  • Aircraft and Airways
  • Appropriations
  • Commerce, Manufacturing and Retail Trade
  • Highways
  • Municipal Affairs

56th Legislative Session (1949-1950)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 53
Elected: 2/5/1949
Residence: Brainerd
Term of Office: 3/8/1949 to 1/1/1951 (Special Election)
Counties Represented: Crow Wing
Occupation: Retail Food Business
Party: Nonpartisan Election-Conservative Caucus
Committees:
Session Notes: He was elected to office in a special election held to replace the late Frank B. Johnson. His official election date is uncertain due to the special election. The date listed is the death date of Frank B. Johnson.