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Frank Clague

Frank Clague
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Minnesota's 2nd district
In office
March 4, 1921 - March 3, 1933
Preceded by Franklin Ellsworth
Succeeded by General Ticket Adopted
26th Speaker of the Minnesota House of Representatives
In office
1905-1907
Preceded by Leverett W. Babcock
Succeeded by Lawrence H. Johnson
Personal details
Born (1865-07-13)July 13, 1865
Died March 25, 1952(1952-03-25) (aged 86)
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Stella Porter
Residence Lamberton, Minnesota
Occupation Attorney

Frank Andrew Clague (July 13, 1865 – March 25, 1952) was a U.S. Representative from Minnesota. He was born in Warrensville, Cuyahoga County, Ohio; attended the common schools; moved to Minnesota in 1881; attended the State normal school at Mankato 1882 – 1885; taught school at Springfield, Minnesota, 1886 – 1890; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1891 and commenced practice in Lamberton, Redwood County, Minnesota, the same year; prosecuting attorney of Redwood County, Minnesota, 1895 – 1903; member of the Minnesota House of Representatives from January 1, 1903, to January 1, 1907, serving as speaker in the 1905 session; served in the Minnesota Senate from January 1, 1907, to December 31, 1915; judge of the ninth judicial district of Minnesota from January 1, 1919, to March 1, 1920, when he resigned; elected as a Republican to the 67th, 68th, 69th, 70th, 71st, and 72nd congresses, (March 4, 1921 – March 3, 1933); was not a candidate for renomination in 1932; resumed the practice of law and also engaged in agricultural pursuits until his retirement; died in Redwood Falls, Minnesota, March 25, 1952; interment in Redwood Falls Cemetery.

References

  • Minnesota Legislators Past and Present
United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Franklin Ellsworth
U.S. Representative from Minnesota's 2nd congressional district
1921 – 1933
Succeeded by
General Ticket Adopted
Political offices
Preceded by
Leverett W. Babcock
Speaker of the Minnesota House of Representatives
1905 – 1907
Succeeded by
Lawrence H. Johnson
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