Anna Stendahl (married in 1869)
Six children: Amanda Alvida, Ernst Hjalmer, Thelma, Anna Lavina, Arthur William, and Alva
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Toensing and the Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1878 list his last name as Shalleen. The Minnesota Journal of the Senate, 1881; the St. Paul Pioneer Press, November 10, 1877; and the Minnesota Legislative Manuals, 1879 and 1881 list Shaleen. The Minnesota Legislative Manuals, 1883 and 1885 list Shaleen and Shalleen. A relative says it's Shaleen.
He moved, with his family, to the United States and settled in Chisago County, Minnesota in 1855.
According to Fifty Years in the Northwest (W.H.C. Folsom, Pioneer Press, 1888), he took over the family homestead in Lindstrom (section 29, town 34, range 20).
He was listed as a Republican on the list of members posted after the 1877 election. ("The Next Legislature." St. Paul Pioneer Press, November 10, 1877)
According to his relative, Laurie Keller, he was an ardent Republican.
He was a member of the Chisago Lake Swedish Lutheran Church.
He was buried in the Chisago Lake Swedish Lutheran Church cemetery.
Birth date, birth place, other names, education place, family data, death date, and burial location provided by a relative.
Religion provided by a relative.