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Husher, Ferdinand A.

House 1889 (District 29)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Hennepin

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1825
Birth Place:
Birth County:
Birth Country: Denmark
Date of Death: ??/??/1889 (uncertain)
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Minneapolis
Occupation (when first elected): Editor and Proprietor, Faedrelandet og Emigranten, Published at Minneapolis/Former Principal, High School and Normal School, Norway

EDUCATION

Christiania University, Norway; College Graduate; Three Degrees

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

U.S. Executive Branch: United States Land Office, La Crosse, Wisconsin (Receiver, then Register); 187? to 187?
State Board/Commission/Council: Minnesota State Reform School, Board of Managers (Member); 1886 to 18?? [Appointed]

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

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

GENERAL NOTES

He moved to Norway in 1828. He came to the United States in 1869. He lived in Minnesota from 1873-1875. He moved to La Crosse, Wisconsin in 1875. He moved back to Minnesota in 1885.

Total Days Served: 358

SESSIONS SERVED

26th Legislative Session (1889-1890)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 29
Elected: 11/6/1888
Residence: Minneapolis
Term of Office: 1/8/1889 to 12/31/1889 (unfinished term)
Counties Represented: Hennepin
Occupation: Editor and Proprietor, Faedrelandet og Emigranten, Published at Minneapolis/Former Principal, High School and Normal School, Norway
Party: Republican
Committees:
  • Education
  • Printing
  • State Library
Reason for unfinished term: Death
Session Notes: He died while in office. His term end date is uncertain since we don't know his exact death date. The date listed in the last day of the year. We don't have all of the volumes of the Minnesota Journal of the House, 1889. He is listed, in the ones we do have, as late as April 6, 1889.
No other information has been entered for this legislator.