Nels Andersen

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Nels Andersen (January 15, 1891 – May 4, 1961) was a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly.


An emigrant from Denmark, Andersen was born on January 15, 1891.[1] He married Anna M. Knutzen in 1925 and they settled in Ford, Wisconsin in 1928. Andetrsen died on May 4, 1961 and was buried in Gilman, Taylor County, Wisconsin.


Andersen was a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly as a Republican during the 1947 and 1949 sessions.[2] In addition, he was Town Chairman (similar to Mayor) and a member of the School Board of Ford and Chairman of the County Board of Taylor County, Wisconsin. Andersen was a director of the Taylor County National Farm Loan Association.


  1. ^ WISCONSIN SESSION LAWS. Madison, Wisconsin: Democrat Printing Company. 1961. pp. 717–718. Retrieved 2015-08-16.
  2. ^ "Members of the Wisconsin Legislature 1848 – 1999" (PDF). State of Wisconsin Legislative Reference Bureau. p. 23. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-01-30. Retrieved 2015-08-16.