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  • ID: I253457
  • Name: Carl Chester VAN DYKE
  • RELA: 8th cousin 4x removed
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 19 FEB 1881 in Alexandria, Douglas Co., MN
  • Event: Military service 1901 Minnesota Vol. Inf.
  • Event: Elected Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Minnesota BET 4 MAR 1915 AND 20 MAY 1919
  • Death: 20 MAY 1919 in Washington, D.C.
  • Occupation: Teacher, Attorney
  • Note:
    VAN DYKE, Carl Chester, a Representative from Minnesota; born in Alexandria, Douglas County, Minn., February 18, 1881; attended the common and high schools of Alexandria; taught school in Douglas County 1899-1901; during the Spanish-American War served as a private in Company B, Fifteenth Regiment, Minnesota Volunteer Infantry; was graduated from the St. Paul Law School; was admitted to the bar at St. Paul in 1916, but did not engage in extensive practice; elected commander in chief of the United Spanish War Veterans September 6, 1918; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-fourth, Sixty-fifth, and Sixty-sixth Congresses and served from March 4, 1915, until his death in Washington, D.C., May 20, 1919; interment in a mausoleum in Forest Cemetery, St. Paul, Minn.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

    Father: Chester Brutus VAN DYKE b: 11 MAY 1845 in Warren, Bradford Co., PA
    Mother: Christina Birte Larsdatter SOLUM b: 15 NOV 1850 in Sigdal, Buskerud, Norway

    Marriage 1 Myrtle LAMPMAN b: 27 AUG 1879 in Alexandria, Douglas Co., MN
    • Married: 24 JUL 1901 in Douglas Co., MN
    1. Has Children Mabel Alleyne VAN DYKE b: 4 DEC 1901 in Alexandria, Douglas Co., MN
    2. Has No Children Mildred Alice VAN DYKE b: 28 JUN 1903 in Alexandria, Douglas Co., MN
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