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 Richard Thompson Buckler

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Richard Thompson Buckler

Birth
Oakland, Coles County, Illinois, USA
Death 23 Jan 1950 (aged 84)
Crookston, Polk County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Crookston, Polk County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 6922780 View Source
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US Congressman. Born on a farm near Oakland, Illinois, he moved to Andover Township, Minnesota, in 1904 and engaged in agricultural pursuits. He was active in the Farm Bureau and Farmers' Union organization, plus held numerous township and local school district office positions. He also served as a member of the Minnesota State Senate, (1915-19, 1923-27, 1931-33). In 1935, he was elected on the Farmer-Labor ticket to the Seventy-fourth Congress and to the next three succeeding Congresses, serving until 1943. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he resumed his agricultural pursuits until his death at age 84 in Crookston, Minnesota.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 12 Nov 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6922780
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/6922780/richard-thompson-buckler : accessed ), memorial page for Richard Thompson Buckler (27 Oct 1865–23 Jan 1950), Find a Grave Memorial ID 6922780, citing Oakdale Cemetery, Crookston, Polk County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .