Knud Wefald (November 3, 1869 – October 25, 1936), a U.S. Representative from Minnesota; born in Kragerø, Norway; attended the local schools and high school of his native land. Events 644 - Umar ibn al-Khattab, the second Muslim Caliph, is killed by a Persian slave in Medina. Year 1869 ( MDCCCLXIX) is a Common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year Events 1147 - The Portuguese, under Afonso I, and Crusaders from England and Flanders conquer Lisbon after a Year 1936 ( MCMXXXVI) was a Leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The United States House of Representatives is one of the two chambers of the United States Congress; the other is the Senate. Minnesota ( Native Americans demonstrated the name to early settlers is a town and municipality in the county of Telemark, Norway. Norway ( Norwegian: Norge ( Bokmål) or Noreg ( Nynorsk) officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a Constitutional He immigrated to the United States in 1887 and in 1896 settled in Hawley, Clay County, Minnesota where he engaged in agricultural pursuits while managing a partly owned lumber business. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Hawley is a town in Clay County, Minnesota, United States, along the Buffalo River. Clay County is a County located in the US state of Minnesota As a member of the village council of Hawley he served as council president in 1907 – 1912, 1917, and 1918 before becoming a member of the Minnesota House of Representatives 1913 – 1915. The Minnesota House of Representatives is the lower house in the Minnesota State Legislature. Subsequently, Wefald was elected on the Farmer-Labor ticket to the 68th and 69th congresses (March 4, 1923 – March 3, 1927) from Minnesota's 9th congressional district. The Farmer-Labor Party was a political party Although it was primarily Minnesota -based it had a presence in other states The Sixty-eighth United States Congress was a meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government consisting of the United States Senate and The Sixty-ninth United States Congress was a meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government consisting of the United States Senate and Events 51 - Nero, later to become Roman Emperor, is given the title Princeps iuventutis (head of the youth Year 1923 ( MCMXXIII) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Events 1284 - Statute of Rhuddlan incorporated the Principality of Wales into England 1575 - Indian Year 1927 ( MCMXXVII) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Minnesota's ninth congressional district is a now-obsolete district for representation in the United States House of Representatives. After an unsuccessful campaign for reelection in 1926 to the 70th congress he resumed his former business pursuits. Wefald edited a Norwegian newspaper at Fargo, North Dakota, 1929 – 1931 and was executive secretary of the commission of administration and finance of Minnesota in 1931 and 1932. Fargo is a city in Cass County, North Dakota in the United States. Finally, he served as railroad and warehouse commissioner of Minnesota from January 1933 until his death in Saint Paul, Minnesota, October 25, 1936. Saint Paul ( abbreviated St Paul) is the capital and second most populous city in the U Events 1147 - The Portuguese, under Afonso I, and Crusaders from England and Flanders conquer Lisbon after a Year 1936 ( MCMXXXVI) was a Leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. He was interred in Hawley Cemetery.
|U.S. Representative from Minnesota's 9th congressional district|
1923 – 1927