Representative Oscar Ulstad View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Date of Death: 5/20/1959
Birth Place: Leland, IL
Party Affiliation: Republican
Assemblies Served:
Senate: 42 (1927) - 43 (1929)
House: 37 (1917)
38 (1919)
39 (1921)
40 (1923) - 41 (1925)
Home County: Wright
Oscar Ulstad
Wright County
Representative from Wright county, was born at Leland, Illinois, October 30, 1867. At the age of five years he moved with his parents to Lee county, Illinois, where he resided until twenty years of age, when he moved to Wright county, Iowa, where he has since resided. Received his education in the rural schools of Illinois. Was engaged in the mercantile business at Holmes, Iowa, for fifteen years retiring in 1913 and has lived on a farm adjoining Holmes since that time. Was postmaster at Holmes for seventeen years, township trustee four years, township clerk two years and is now president of the school board. Is married and has five children. Elected representative in 1916. Re-elected in 1918. A republican in politics.