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  Gronna, Asle J.
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NameAsle J. Gronna
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Lakota, North Dakota , United States
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Born December 10, 1858
DiedMay 04, 1922 (63 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
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Jul 20, 2015 02:01am
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InfoGRONNA, Asle Jorgenson, a Representative and a Senator from North Dakota; born in Elkader, Clayton County, Iowa, December 10, 1858; moved with his parents to Houston County, Minn.; attended the public schools and the Caledonia Academy; taught school in Wilmington, Minn.; moved to Dakota Territory in 1879 and engaged in farming, teaching, and business; member, Territorial house of representatives 1889; president of the village board of trustees of Lakota and president of the board of education several terms; member, board of regents of the University of North Dakota 1902; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-ninth, Sixtieth, and Sixty-first Congresses and served from March 4, 1905, until February 2, 1911, when he resigned, having been elected Senator; elected as a Republican in 1911 to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Martin N. Johnson; reelected in 1914 and served from February 2, 1911, to March 3, 1921; unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1920; chairman, Committee on Expenditures in the Department of the Navy (Sixty-second and Sixty-fifth Congresses), Committee on Agriculture and Forestry (Sixty-sixth Congress); resumed agricultural pursuits; died in Lakota, N.Dak., May 4, 1922; interment in Lakota Cemetery.

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  06/20/1920 ND US Senate - R Primary Lost 45.84% (-3.42%)
  06/12/1920 US Vice President - R Convention Lost 2.46% (-66.63%)
  11/03/1914 ND US Senate Won 55.81% (+21.87%)
  02/01/1911 ND US Senate - Appointment Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  06/28/1910 ND US Senate - Special R Primary Won 61.25% (+22.49%)
  11/03/1908 ND At-Large Won 33.35% (+1.02%)
  11/06/1906 ND At-Large Won 30.55% (+0.00%)
  11/08/1904 ND At-Large Won 35.79% (+0.00%)
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