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  • Bygland Unknown location
  • Crookston Oakdale Cemetery


    Unknown Location
    Bygland, Polk County, Minnesota
    Politicians buried here:
      Alfred Solstad — of Bygland, Polk County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state senate 66th District; elected 1934, 1942. Interment somewhere.


    Oakdale Cemetery
    Crookston, Polk County, Minnesota
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
    Halvor Steenerson Halvor Steenerson (1852-1926) — of Crookston, Polk County, Minn. Born in Pleasant Springs, Dane County, Wis., June 30, 1852. Republican. Lawyer; Polk County Attorney, 1881-82; member of Minnesota state senate, 1883-87; delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1884, 1888; U.S. Representative from Minnesota 9th District, 1903-23; defeated, 1922; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Minnesota, 1923. Norwegian ancestry. Died in Crookston, Polk County, Minn., November 22, 1926 (age 74 years, 145 days). Interment at Oakdale Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1878 to Maria C. Fjaagesrud (1851-1925).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Minnesota Legislative Manual 1917
      Harold Christian Hagen (1901-1957) — also known as Harold C. Hagen — of Crookston, Polk County, Minn. Born in Crookston, Polk County, Minn., November 10, 1901. Newspaper publisher; U.S. Representative from Minnesota 9th District, 1943-55; defeated (Republican), 1954, 1956. Lutheran. Norwegian ancestry. Member, United Commercial Travelers; Sons of Norway; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Eagles; Rotary. Died in Washington, D.C., March 19, 1957 (age 55 years, 129 days). Interment at Oakdale Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Gudbrand T. Hagen and Anna (Brovold) Hagen; married, November 22, 1928, to Audrey L. Melton (1909-1995).
      Cross-reference: Fay George Child
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Conrad George Selvig (1877-1953) — also known as Conrad G. Selvig; C. G. Selvig — of Crookston, Polk County, Minn. Born in Rushford, Fillmore County, Minn., October 11, 1877. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; school teacher; superintendent of schools; director, agricultural experiment station for University of Minnesota; U.S. Representative from Minnesota 9th District, 1927-33; defeated, 1932. Died August 2, 1953 (age 75 years, 295 days). Interment at Oakdale Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1903 to Marion F. Wilcox.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
    Richard T. Buckler Richard Thompson Buckler (1865-1950) — also known as Richard T. Buckler — of Crookston, Polk County, Minn. Born near Oakland, Coles County, Ill., October 27, 1865. Farmer; director, Farmers Elevator Company (Crookston, Minn.); member of Minnesota state senate 66th District, 1915-18, 1923-26, 1931-34; U.S. Representative from Minnesota 9th District, 1935-43. Baptist. Member, Eagles; Farmers Union; Farm Bureau. Died in Crookston, Polk County, Minn., January 23, 1950 (age 84 years, 88 days). Interment at Oakdale Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Buckler and Harriet (Davis) Buckler; married, November 27, 1890, to Addie Ball (1871-1949).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record
      Image source: Minnesota Legislative Manual 1917


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