Legislator Details

Dr. Edward T. Abrams
Number of sessions served 1
Gender: Male
Age at election: 46

Vital Records Information:

Date: 11/20/1860
City: Eagle River, MI
County: Keweenaw County, MI
Country: US
Date: 5/20/1918
City: Dollar Bay, MI
County: Houghton County, MI
Country: US
Type of Burial:
Date: 5/25/1918
City: Calumet, MI
County: Houghton County, MI
Country: US
Cemetery: Lakeview Cemetery

Marital Information:
married Ida L. Howe of Howell, MI, dau. of Seymour and Phoebe (Boutelle) Howe, natives of Batavia, NY, in 1890 prior to moving to MI; children: Marguarite (died in infancy)

Number of Children: 1


Religion: Congregational Church
Military Service:
Occupation: surgeon
Race: Caucasian or White

graduated from Dartmouth College, NH;

Biographical Sketch:
English ancestry: son of Michael of County Cornwall and Lydia Chegwin, of parish of Camborne, England; grandson of Henry Abrams. He had several sisters and 2 brothers.

Notable Facts:
Member of Houghton County Medical Soc.; vice pres. of Michigan State Medical Soc. Exact date of burial unknown. Death certificate says he was born in Ontonagon Co., cause of death apolplexy.

Sessions Served:

Chamber: House
Party: Republican
Committees Served On: Education , Industrial School for Boys , Public Health , State Sanatorium
Postions Held:

City of Residence: Dollar Bay
County of Residence Houghton
District: Houghton 2
District Description: Townships of Franklin, Osceola, Schoolcraft and Torch Lake

Date Elected: 11/6/1906
Date Sworn In: 1/2/1907
Date Left Office:

Reason for Leaving Office: N/A
End of Term Status: Departed

Maritial Status: Married
Notes: Chair of the Committee on Public Health


Sawyer 3:1408-10;portrait Kelly 1928 p.1-2; BioRec p.383-4; MIBiog 1:6-7; Michiganology