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  Arens, Henry M.
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AffiliationMN Farmer-Labor  
 
NameHenry M. Arens
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Jordan, Minnesota , United States
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Born November 21, 1873
DiedOctober 06, 1963 (89 years)
ContributorThe Oncoming Storm
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Aug 21, 2015 12:47am
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InfoARENS, Henry Martin, a Representative from Minnesota; born in Westphalia, Germany, November 21, 1873; attended the public schools and an agricultural school in Germany; immigrated to the United States in 1889 and settled near Jordan, Scott County, Minn.; engaged in agricultural pursuits in 1903; member of the board of aldermen of Jordan, Minn., 1905-1913; served on the board of education 1913-1919; one of the organizers of Land O� Lakes Creamery in 1920 and a member of the board of directors for twelve years and vice president 1927-1933; member of the State house of representatives 1919-1923; served in the State senate 1923-1929; Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota 1929-1931; elected as a Farmer-Laborite to the Seventy-third Congress (March 4, 1933-January 3, 1935); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1934 to the Seventy-fourth Congress and for election in 1936 to the Seventy-fifth Congress; resumed agricultural pursuits; unsuccessful candidate in 1942 for the Farmer-Labor nomination for United States Senator; retired from active business in 1944; died in Jordan Minn., October 6, 1963; interment in Calvary Cemetery.


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  09/08/1942 MN US Senate - MFL Primary Lost 15.37% (-43.77%)
  11/03/1936 MN District 2 Lost 32.55% (-6.66%)
  11/06/1934 MN District 2 Lost 32.11% (-5.13%)
  11/08/1932 MN At-Large Won 4.65% (-0.35%)
  06/20/1932 MN At-Large - MFL Primary Won 6.22% (-0.68%)
  11/04/1930 MN Lt. Governor Won 50.32% (+2.69%)
  11/06/1928 MN District 3 Lost 17.64% (-41.20%)
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US House Speaker - Mar 09, 1933 MFL Paul John Kvale