Legislator Details

Samuel J. Bidelman
Number of sessions served 1
Gender: Male
Age at election: 55

Vital Records Information:

Date: 6/6/1825
City: Shelby NY
County: Orleans County, NY
Country: US
Date: 4/23/1915
City: Quimby, MI
County: Barry County, MI
Country: US
Type of Burial: interred
Date: 4/26/1915
City: Hastings, MI
County: Bary County, MI
Country: US
Cemetery: Hastings Twp. Cemetery

Marital Information:
married Martha B. Parker about 1850; children: 3, William Abram, Walter, Mattie L.; married Caroline L. Northum Barrows 8/1/1894

Number of Children: 3


Military Service:
Occupation: farmer
Race: Caucasian or White

common school

Biographical Sketch:
Son of Abraham and Lucinda (Michael?). Raised on a farm and when 20 years old went to work at the carpenter and joiner's trade. Moved to Branch Co.MI in 1855. In 1860 Moved to Hastings Twp., Barry Co. Held offices of Supervisor [1868] and County Superintendent of the Poor.

Notable Facts:

Sessions Served:

Chamber: House
Party: Republican
Committees Served On: Agriculture , Insurance
Postions Held:

City of Residence: Hastings
County of Residence Barry
District: Barry 1
District Description: Townships of Assyria, Baltimore, Castleton, Hastings (city and town), Johnstown, Maple Grove and Woodland

Date Elected: 11/2/1880
Date Sworn In: 1/5/1881
Date Left Office:

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

Maritial Status: Unknown


MIBiog:1:80; USCen 1880, 1910; Michiganology.org; MIMarRec 1867-1952