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Burrows, George W.

House 1913-14 (District 60); House 1915-18 (District 49)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Wilkin

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1867
Birth Place: Iowa
Birth County: Wright
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Breckenridge
Occupation (when first elected): Real Estate and Farm Loan Business; Senior Partner, Burrows and Shepherd

EDUCATION

Iowa Common Schools; At Least Elementary School;
Iowa Business College, Des Moines; Postsecondary; 1889

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Municipal Board/Commission: Breckenridge, Minnesota (Water and Light Commission); 1??? to 19??
County Board/Commissioner: Wilkin County, Minnesota (Board of County Commissioners, Chair); 19?? to 1913

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

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

GENERAL NOTES

He was born on a farm.

He moved to Breckenridge, Minnesota in 1899.

Total Days Served: 2191

SESSIONS SERVED

40th Legislative Session (1917-1918)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 49
Elected: 11/7/1916
Residence: Breckenridge
Term of Office: 1/2/1917 to 1/6/1919
Counties Represented: Wilkin
Occupation: Real Estate, Abstract and Farm Loan Business/Vice President, Breckenridge National Bank/Treasurer, Breckenridge Telephone Co./Treasurer, Breckenridge Development Co./Director, Farmers' Co-Operative Elevator Co.
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Banks and Banking
  • Corporations Other Than Municipal
  • Drainage
  • Engrossment
  • Immigration (Chair)
  • State Normal Schools

39th Legislative Session (1915-1916)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 49
Elected: 11/3/1914
Residence: Breckenridge
Term of Office: 1/5/1915 to 1/1/1917
Counties Represented: Wilkin
Occupation: Real Estate, Abstract and Farm Loan Business/Vice President, Breckenridge National Bank/Treasurer, Breckenridge Telephone Co./Treasurer, Breckenridge Development Co./Director, Farmers' Co-Operative Elevator Co.
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
  • Appropriations
  • Drainage (Chair)
  • Public Buildings
  • State Normal Schools
  • Taxes and Tax Laws
  • Telephone and Telegraph

38th Legislative Session (1913-1914)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 60
Elected: 11/5/1912
Residence: Breckenridge
Term of Office: 1/7/1913 to 1/4/1915
Counties Represented: Wilkin
Occupation: Real Estate and Farm Loan Business; Senior Partner, Burrows and Shepherd
Party: Republican
Committees:
  • Corporations Other Than Municipal
  • Engrossment (Chair)
  • Immigration
  • Reapportionment
  • Roads and Bridges
  • Villages
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