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Dresbach, George B. "Geo. B."

House 1868 (District 11); House 1878 (District 8)

Party when first elected:  Democratic

Counties Served:  Winona

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 8/27/1827 Date of Death: 
Birth Place: Ohio Birth County: Pickaway Birth Country: United States
Other Names: Geo. B.
Gender:  Male Religion:  Not Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):  Dresbach

Occupation (when first elected):  Farmer

EDUCATION

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Married
Children:
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

The Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1878 lists his birth state as Pennsylvania. The Minnesota Historical Society's Minnesota Place Names and the Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1868 list Ohio.

He came to Minnesota in 1855 or 1857.

He was listed as a Democrat on the list of members posted after the 1877 election. ("The Next Legislature." St. Paul Pioneer Press, November 10, 1877)

Dresbach Township and village in Winona County had been named after him.



Map of Dresbach
Dresbach, MN
Total Days Served: 728

SESSIONS SERVED

20th Legislative Session (1878)

  Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/6/1877 Term of Office: 1/8/1878 to 1/6/1879
District: 08 Residence: Dresbach
Counties Represented: Winona
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Democratic Party Notes: He was listed as a Democrat on the list of members posted after the 1877 election. ("The Next Legislature." St. Paul Pioneer Press, November 10, 1877)
Committees:
Agriculture and Manufactures
Commerce

10th Legislative Session (1868)

  Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/5/1867 Term of Office: 1/7/1868 to 1/4/1869
District: 11 Residence: Dresbach
Counties Represented: Winona
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Democratic
Committees:
Claims
Joint Agricultural College Lands and College
Mines and Minerals

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