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Ernest M. Pollard

Born: Apr 15, 1869

Death: Sep 24, 1939

Birthplace: Nebraska

Profession: Politician

Nationality: United States

Ernest M. Pollard

Date of Birth : Apr 15, 1869
Date of Death : Sep 24, 1939
Birth Place : Nebraska

Ernest Mark Pollard was a Nebraska Republican politician. He was born in Nehawka, Nebraska on April 15, 1869 and graduated from University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1893. He farmed near Nehawka until he was elected to the Nebraska State house of representatives in 1896. He served until 1899 and then became president of the Nebraska Republican League in 1900. In 1905 he was elected to the Fifty-ninth United States Congress after the resignation of Elmer J. Burkett who had been elected to the United States Senate. He was reelected to the Sixtieth United States Congress but failed in his 1908 bid for reelection to the Sixty-first United States Congress. He farmed some and was a delegate to the 1912 Republican National Convention and a member of the Nebraska constitutional convention in 1920 and 1921. He moved to Lincoln, Nebraska and was appointed secretary of the State department of welfare and labor by Nebraska Governor Arthur J. Weaver in January 1929 serving until January 1931. He died there on September 24, 1939 and is buried in Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Nehawka.


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