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William Lochren, Irish judge. Member Minnesota Senate, 1869-1870; Mason.

Background

Lochren, William was born on April 3, 1832 in Company Tyrone, Ireland. Son of Michael and Elizabeth Lochren.

Education

Parents came to the United States, 1834. Reared and educated in Vermont. Admitted to bar, 1856.

Went to Minnesota, 1856. Private to First lieutenant 1st Minnesota Vols., 1861-1863.

Career

Member Minnesota Senate, 1869-1870. Judge 4th Judicial District of Minnesota, 1881-1893. United States commissioner of pensions, 1893-1896.

United States district judge, District of Minnesota, 1896-1908.

Membership

Member Minnesota Senate, 1869-1870.

Connections

Married Martha A. Demmon, September 6, 1871 (died 1879). Married second, Mary E. Abbott, April.

father:
Michael Lochren

mother:
Elizabeth Lochren

spouses:
Martha A. Demmon

Mary E. Abbott