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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
Birth Place: Ohio
Birth County: Pickaway
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names: Geo. B.
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.

Total Days Served: 728

SESSIONS SERVED

20th Legislative Session (1878)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 08
Elected: 11/6/1877
Residence: Dresbach
Term of Office: 1/8/1878 to 1/6/1879
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
District: 11
Elected: 11/5/1867
Residence: Dresbach
Term of Office: 1/7/1868 to 1/4/1869
Counties Represented: Winona
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Democratic
Committees:
  • Claims
  • Joint Agricultural College Lands and College
  • Mines and Minerals