William I. Nolan

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William Ignatius Nolan
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Minnesota's 5th district
In office
July 17, 1929 – March 3, 1933
Preceded by Walter Newton
Succeeded by Theodore Christianson
Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota
In office
January 6, 1925 – June 1929
Governor Theodore Christianson
Preceded by Louis L. Collins
Succeeded by Charles Edward Adams
34th Speaker of the Minnesota House of Representatives
In office
1919–1925
Preceded by Ralph J. Parker
Succeeded by John A. Johnson
Member of the Minnesota House of Representatives
In office
1903-1907
1911-1913
1917-1923
Personal details
Born (1874-05-14)May 14, 1874
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Died August 3, 1943(1943-08-03) (aged 69)
Winona, Minnesota
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Matea E. Solem (1894)
Profession lecturer, politician

William Ignatius Nolan (May 14, 1874 – August 3, 1943) was a politician from the U.S. State of Minnesota. He represented the state in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Nolan was born in Saint Paul, Minnesota and served in the Minnesota National Guard from 1891 to 1896.

He was member of the Minnesota House of Representatives from 1903–1907, 1911–1913, and 1917–1923, serving as speaker from 1919–1923. He was Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota from 1925–1929. Nolan was the chairman of the Minnesota Reforestation Commission in 1927.

Nolan was elected as a Republican to the 71st congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Walter Newton. Nolan was reelected to the 72nd congress and served from June 17, 1929, to March 4, 1933. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1932 to the 73rd congress and continued to be an unsuccessful candidate for nomination in 1934, 1936, and 1938. Nolan resumed his profession as a lecturer. He was elected State railroad and warehouse commissioner in 1942 and served until his death in Winona, Minnesota.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Louis L. Collins
Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota
1925 – 1929
Succeeded by
Charles Edward Adams
Preceded by
Ralph J. Parker
Speaker of the Minnesota House of Representatives
1919 – 1925
Succeeded by
John A. Johnson
United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Walter Newton
U.S. Representative from Minnesota's 5th congressional district
1929 – 1933
Succeeded by
At large on a General ticket:
Henry M. Arens, Ray P. Chase, Theodore Christianson, Einar Hoidale, Magnus Johnson, Harold Knutson, Paul John Kvale, Ernest Lundeen, Francis Shoemaker