Legislator Details

George Washington Sackrider
Number of sessions served 1
Gender: Male
Age at election: 34

Vital Records Information:

Date: 9/8/1842
City: Grass Lake, MI
County: Jackson County MI
Country: US
Date: 12/19/1919
City: Owosso, MI
County: Shiawassee County, MI
Country: US
Type of Burial:
Date: 12/22/1919
City: Owosso, MI
County: Shiawassee County, MI
Country: US
Cemetery: Oak Hill Cemetery

Marital Information:
married Ellen Elizabeth Clark about 1868; children: 6, Jane Ellen, Fred, George Peter, Robert Emmett, Charles Augustus, Louis Kosnith

Number of Children: 6


Military Service:
Occupation: lumberman, farmer, merchant
Race: Caucasian or White

district and union schools

Biographical Sketch:
Son of Christian and Jane Anna (Esmond) Sackrider. In 1867, he moved to Mason, and engaged in the furniture and lumber trade; he held the offices of township clerk and under-sheriff. He moved to Oakley, Saginaw County, September, 1871, and engaged in lumbering, farming and general merchandising. He has held the office of supervisor of Brady. In 1891, he moved to Owosso and was elected sheriff; moved to Roscommon and served several terms as supervisor.

Notable Facts:

Sessions Served:

Chamber: House
Party: Democratic
Committees Served On: State Prison , Private Corporations
Postions Held:

City of Residence: Oakley
County of Residence Saginaw
District: Saginaw 3
District Description: Township of Albee, Birch Run, Blumfield, Brady, Brant, Bridgeport, Buena Vista, Chapín, Chesaning, Frankenmuth, Fremont, James, Jonesfield, Lakefield, Maple Grove, Richland, Spaulding, Saint Charles, Swan Creek, Taymouth, and Thomastown

Date Elected: 11/7/1876
Date Sworn In: 1/3/1877
Date Left Office:

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

Maritial Status: Married


Manual 1877 p.125; Michiganology.com; MIBiog 2:259-60; Find-a-Grave.com; USCen 1880, 1900, 1910