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Henry Martin Arens
Birth: Nov. 21, 1873, Germany
Death: Oct. 6, 1963
Jordan
Scott County
Minnesota, USA

U.S. Congressman. Immigrating to the United States in 1889, he settled in Jordan, Minnesota and engaged in agricultural pursuits in 1903. He was member of the board of aldermen of Jordan, (1905-13), served on the board of education (1913-19) and was one of the organizers of Land O Lakes Creamery in 1920. In addition, he was vice president of the Jordan board of directors, (1927-33), a member of the Minnesota State House of Representatives, (1919-23), served in the Minnesota State Senate, (1923-29) and was the 26th Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota, (1929-31). In 1933, he was elected as a Farmer-Laborite to the Seventy-third Congress, serving until 1935. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he resumed agricultural pursuits and retired from active business in 1944. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Agnes Josephine Henkels Arens (1879 - 1944)*
 
 Children:
  Dorothy Amelia Ahrens Smith (1901 - 1926)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Calvary Cemetery
Jordan
Scott County
Minnesota, USA
 
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Record added: Sep 24, 2003
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Henry Martin Arens
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