Skip to main content Skip to office menu Skip to footer
Capital IconMinnesota Legislature
Skip Navigation Links > >

Shrewsbury, Irvin

House 1859-60 (District 4)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Hennepin

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1817
Birth Place: Kentucky
Birth County:
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: ??/??/1871
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
Alternate Spelling of Last Name: Shrewsberry
City of Residence (when first elected): Maple Plain
Occupation (when first elected): Farmer

EDUCATION

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Postmaster: Independence, Minnesota; 18?? to 18??
Municipal Board/Commission: Independence, Minnesota (Town Board); 18?? to 18??

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Jemima
Children: Eight children: Frank, Irvin, Glen, Arthur, and 1 more son (sons); Nancy, Anna, and Martha (daughters)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

Toensing lists his last name as Shrewsberry. The Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1859 lists both Shrewsberry and Shrewsbury. The Minnesota Journal of the House, 1859-60 lists Shrewsbury. A relative says it is Shrewsbury.

He lived in Indiana, with his parents before he came to Independence Township, Minnesota in 1854 or 1855.

He was elected "on the Republican ticket in 1859." (Pearson, Claudine. Shrewsbury, Irvin." 1868 - 1968 Maple Plain and Independence Past - Present, 1968.)

He died in Iowa.

Total Days Served: 398

SESSIONS SERVED

2nd Legislative Session (1859-1860)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 04
Elected: 10/11/1859
Residence: Maple Plain
Term of Office: 12/7/1859 to 1/7/1861
Counties Represented: Hennepin
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Republican Party Notes: He was elected "on the Republican ticket in 1859." (Pearson, Claudine. "Shrewsbury, Irvin." 1868 - 1968 Maple Plain and Independence Past - Present, 1968.)
Committees:
  • Retrenchment and Reform
Articles & Books About
Pearson, Claudine. "Shrewsbury, Irvin." 1868 - 1968 Maple Plain and Independence Past - Present, Minnesota: Maple Plain Garden Club, 1968.