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Henrik Shipstead

Born: 8-Jan-1881
Birthplace: Burbank, MN
Died: 26-Jun-1960
Location of death: Alexandria, MN
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Kinkead Cemetery, Alexandria, MN

Gender: Male
Religion: Lutheran
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican [1]

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Senator from Minnesota, 1923-47

One of only two US Senators to vote against ratifying the UN Charter.


[1] Minnesota Farmer-Labor Party (1923-41), Republican prior and thereafter.

Wife: Lula Anderson (m. 23-Apr-1906, one son adopted)
Son: Weston R. Shipstead (adopted)

    University: St. Cloud State Normal School, St. Cloud, MN
    Medical School:
Dentistry, Northwestern University (1903)

    US Senator, Minnesota (4-Mar-1923 to 3-Jan-1947)
    Minnesota State House of Representatives (1917)
    Mayor Glenwood, MN (1911-13)
    Freemasonry
    Oddfellows
    Woodmen of the World
    Norwegian Ancestry


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