Christopher Amundson Candidate

Born: September 13, 1835
Resided: Saint Peter, Minnesota
Nicollet County
Death: June 14, 1914
Gender: Man
Occupation: Merchant (general merchandise)
Political Party: Republican
Offices Held: State Representative: HD 34 (1879-1883).
Notes: Amundson immigrated to the United States in 1849 and settled in Vernon County, Wisconsin. He came to St. Paul in 1853, moved to La Crosse (Wisconsin) in 1861, then Winona in 1863, before settling in Saint Peter in 1867. Amundson served 12 years on the State Board of Corrections and Charities (1889-1901).
Sources: The St. Paul Daily Globe, February 12, 1879 (p. 2). Morris Tribune, February 13, 1889 (p. 1). Brainerd Daily Dispatch, July 31, 1901 (p. 3).
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Election Details

Number of state/federal offices sought Number of campaigns Number of winning campaigns
1 1 0
Date Election Stage Party Votes Percent Result
11/07/1882 State Senate, District 17 General Republican 564 32.36% Lost