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us: Nelsen, Ancher, 1904-1992


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    • Birth Date

        19041011
    • Death Date

        19921130
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Renville County (Minn.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Hutchinson (Minn.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Minnesota. Legislature. Senate
        • Affiliation Start: 1935
        • Affiliation End: 1949
    • Organization

        (naf) Minnesota. Legislature. Senate
    • Affiliation Start

        1935
    • Affiliation End

        1949
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Minnesota. Office of the Lieutenant Governor
        • Affiliation Start: 1953
        • Affiliation End: 1953
    • Organization

        (naf) Minnesota. Office of the Lieutenant Governor
    • Affiliation Start

        1953
    • Affiliation End

        1953
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. House
        • Affiliation Start: 19590103
        • Affiliation End: 19741231
    • Organization

        (naf) United States. Congress. House
    • Affiliation Start

        19590103
    • Affiliation End

        19741231
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
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    • found: Clean air and solid waste disposal acts, 1965: p. 66 (Ancher Nelsen)
    • found: Biog. dir. of the U.S. Cong. online, viewed Aug. 18, 2009 (Nelsen, Ancher, a Representative from Minn.; b. Oct. 11, 1904; d. Nov. 30, 1992)
    • found: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, via WWW, October 24, 2013 (Nelsen, Ancher (1904-1992); a Representative from Minnesota; born on a farm in Renville County, Near Buffalo Lake, Minn., October 11, 1904; graduated from high school in Brownton, Minn., 1923; member of the District No. 75 school board, 1926-1935; member of the Lynn Township, Minn., school board, 1929-1935; farmer; member of the Minnesota state senate, 1935-1949; delegate to the Republican National Conventions in 1948 and 1952; Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota, 1953; administrator of the Rural Electrification Administration Program, Washington, D.C., 1953-1956; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-sixth Congress; reelected to the seven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1959-December 31, 1974); was not a candidate for reelection to the Ninety-fourth Congress in 1974; died on November 30, 1992 in Hutchinson, Minn.)
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