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Samuel A. Nelson

Samuel A. Nelson, Norwegian banker. Member Nelson Brothers, general merchandise, and president State Bank of Lanesboro, 1872-1915, when removed to Minneapolis.; Member Minnesota House of Representatives, 1903, Senate, 1907-1913.

Background

  • Nelson, Samuel A. was born on January 6, 1851 in at Lyngdahl, Norway. Son of Peder Nielson Erickstad and Anna (Aen) Nelson.

  • Education

    • Educated Marshall Academy, Wisconsin. Graduate Bryant and Stratton Business College, Chicago, 1870.

    Career

    • Member Nelson Brothers, general merchandise, and president State Bank of Lanesboro, 1872-1915, when removed to Minneapolis.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member Nelson Brothers, general merchandise, and president State Bank of Lanesboro, 1872-1915, when removed to Minneapolis. Member Minnesota House of Representatives, 1903, Senate, 1907-1913.

    Connections

    • Married Julia Skarie, of Lanesboro, Minnesota, January 16, 1877 (died March 7, 1904). Married second, Mistress.
    • father: Peder Nielson Erickstad Nelson
    • mother: Anna (Aen) Nelson
    • spouses: Julia Skarie
    • Mistress
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    Born January 6, 1851
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