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  Nelson, Adolphus P.
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AffiliationRepublican  
  1921-01-01  
 
NameAdolphus P. Nelson
Address
Grantsburg, Wisconsin , United States
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Born March 28, 1872
DiedAugust 21, 1927 (55 years)
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Infoborn in Holmes City, near Alexandria, Douglas County, Minn., March 28, 1872; attended the public schools and was graduated from Hamline University, St. Paul, Minn., in 1897; moved to Grantsburg, Burnett County, Wis., in 1897; engaged in banking; regent of the University of Wisconsin 1906-1919 and president of the board of regents 1916-1920; president of the local school board 1910-1916; mayor of Grantsburg 1914-1916; vice president of the board of trustees of Hamline University 1914-1918; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-fifth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Irvine L. Lenroot; reelected to the Sixty-sixth and Sixty-seventh Congresses and served from November 5, 1918, to March 3, 1923; unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1922; again engaged in banking in Grantsburg, Wis., until his death in that city August 21, 1927; interment in Riverside Cemetery.


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  09/05/1922 WI District 11 - R Primary Lost 44.50% (-10.99%)
  11/02/1920 WI District 11 Won 85.37% (+70.73%)
  09/07/1920 WI District 11 - R Primary Won 46.72% (+17.36%)
  11/05/1918 WI District 11 Won 84.65% (+69.30%)
  11/05/1918 WI District 11 - Special Election Won 97.35% (+95.74%)
  09/03/1918 WI District 11 - R Primary Won 36.06% (+1.79%)
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