10 Facts About Ernest Lundeen


Ernest Lundeen was an American lawyer and politician.

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Ernest Lundeen, was an early pioneer who was credited with the naming of Brooklyn Township as well as with helping to establish the school and other institutions located there.

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Ernest Lundeen graduated from Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota, in 1901 and then studied law at the University of Minnesota Law School.

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Ernest Lundeen served in the United States Army during the Spanish–American War.

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Ernest Lundeen then served as a Republican from Minnesota in the United States House of Representatives, from March 4,1917, to March 3,1919, in the 65th congress.

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Ernest Lundeen was one of 50 representatives to vote against the declaration of war against Germany on April 6,1917.

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Ernest Lundeen was elected to the United States Senate in 1936 as a member of the Farmer-Labor Party.

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Ernest Lundeen served from January 3,1937, in the 75th and 76th Congresses until his death.

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Ernest Lundeen had close ties to George Sylvester Viereck, a leading German sympathizer.

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On June 14,1939, Ernest Lundeen joined a civilian and press delegation aboard USS Hammann for its sea trials off Fire Island.

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