Edward Oppedahl

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State Representative
Republican
Farmer
Humboldt
56
01/10/1955 - 01/13/1957
76

Renwick Humboldt County Republican Born in Humboldt county on a farm four miles south of Renwick, Iowa, May 2, 1890. Parents, Sven I. and Anna Oppedahl. Finished eighth grade in local country school, took high school at Waldorf college, Forest City, Iowa, attended Iowa State college years 1911 and 1912. Married Isadore H. Gangestad, Goldfield, Iowa, on June 10, 1914. Four sons: Sherrill J., Paul E., Robert L., and Philip E., and one daughter, Ruth E. Taught two terms country school, U. S. census taker in 1910, township assessor two terms, Farm Bureau president ten years, school director, bank director, director county fair, director Farmers Coop. Elevator, president shipping association. Held various offices in local Lutheran church. Farm owner and operator, general livestock, cattle feeder and dealer. Serving third term.

Information from State Historical Society of Iowa resources
No Photo
State Representative
Republican
Farmer
Humboldt
55
01/12/1953 - 01/09/1955
76

Renwick Humboldt County Born in Humboldt County on a farm four miles south of Renwick, Iowa, May 2, 1890. Parents, Sven I. and Anna Oppedahl. Finished eighth grade in local country school, took high school at Waldorf College, Forest City, Iowa, attended Iowa State College year of 1911 and 1912. Married Isadore H. Gangestad, Goldfield, Iowa, on June 10, 1914. Four sons, Sherrill J., Paul E., Robert L., and Philip E., and one daughter, Ruth E. Taught two terms country school, U.S. census taker 1910, township assessor two terms, Farm Bureau president ten years, school director, bank director, director county fair, director Farmers Co-op Elevator, president shipping association. Held various offices in local Lutheran church. Farm owner and operator, general livestock, cattle feeder and dealer. Serving second term.

Information from State Historical Society of Iowa resources
No Photo
State Representative
Republican
Farmer
Humboldt
54
01/08/1951 - 01/11/1953
76

Renwick Humboldt County Republican Born in Humboldt county on a farm four miles south of Renwick, Iowa, May 2, 1890. Parents Sven I. and Anna Oppedahl. Finished eighth grade in local country school, took high school at Waldorf College, Forest City, Iowa, attended Iowa State College year of 1911 and 1912. Married Isadore H. Gangestad, Goldfield, Iowa on June 10, 1914. Four sons, Sherrill J., Paul E., Robert L. and Philip E. and one daughter Ruth E. Taught two terms country school, U. S. Census taker 1910, township assessor two terms, Farm Bureau president ten years, school director, bank director, director county fair, director Farmers Co-op. Elevator, president Shipping Association. Held various offices in local Lutheran church. Farm owner and operator, general livestock, cattle feeder and dealer. Serving first term.

Information from State Historical Society of Iowa resources