Andrew John Volstead

Andrew John Volstead

Kenyon, Goodhue County, Minnesota, USA
Death 20 Jan 1947 (aged 87)
Granite Falls, Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Chippewa County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 7893367 · View Source
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US Congressman. Elected to represent Minnesota's 7th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1902 to 1923. He was defeated as Republican in 1922. He introduced the National Prohibition Act or Volstead Act which was passed in October 1919.

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