Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Christianson, Theodore

Christianson, Theodore, a Representative from Minnesota; born on a farm near Lac qui Parle, Lac qui Parle County, Minn., September 12, 1883; attended the rural schools and Dawson (Minn.) High School; was graduated from the arts college of the University of Minnesota at Minneapolis in 1906 and from its law school in 1909; principal of the public school at Robbindale, Minn., 1906-1909; was admitted to the bar in 1909 and commenced practice in Dawson, Lac qui Parle County, Minn.; also owner and publisher of the Dawson Sentinel 1909-1925; president of the village council at Dawson, Minn., in 1910 and 1911; member of the State house of representatives 1915-1925; Governor of Minnesota 1925-1931; manufacturing executive in Minneapolis, Minn., in 1931 and 1932; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-third and Seventy-fourth Congresses (March 4, 1933-January 3, 1937); was not a candidate for renomination, but was an unsuccessful candidate for election to the United States Senate in 1936; served as secretary-manager of the National Association of Retail Grocers, Chicago, Ill., 1937-1939 and as public-relations counsel for the National Association of Retail Druggists, Chicago, Ill., 1939-1945; editor of the National Association of Retail Druggists Journal, Chicago, Ill., from 1945 until his death; died in Dawson, Minn., on December 9, 1948; interment in Sunset Memorial Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minn.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Christianson, Theodore," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.975 Original Sources, accessed September 26, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CRCKZ44VWDCBRSG.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Christianson, Theodore." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.975, Original Sources. 26 Sep. 2018. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CRCKZ44VWDCBRSG.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Christianson, Theodore' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.975. Original Sources, retrieved 26 September 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CRCKZ44VWDCBRSG.