Thomas Shinnick

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Thomas Shinnick was a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly.

Wisconsin State Assembly lower house of Wisconsin

The Wisconsin State Assembly is the lower house of the Wisconsin Legislature. Together with the smaller Wisconsin Senate, the two constitute the legislative branch of the U.S. state of Wisconsin.

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Biography

Shinnick was born on April 1, 1833 in County Cork, Ireland. [1] He moved to Watertown, Wisconsin in 1855.

Watertown, Wisconsin City in Wisconsin, United States

Watertown is a city in Dodge and Jefferson counties in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. Most of the city's population is in Jefferson County. Division Street, several blocks north of downtown, marks the county line. The population of Watertown was 23,861 at the 2010 census. Of this, 15,402 were in Jefferson County, and 8,459 were in Dodge County.

Career

Shinnick was a member of the Assembly in 1867. Other positions he held include Chairman (similar to Mayor) and Clerk of Watertown. He was a Democrat.

Democratic Party of Wisconsin

The Democratic Party of Wisconsin is the affiliate of the Democratic Party in the state of Wisconsin. It is currently headed by state party chair Martha Laning.

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References

  1. OFFICIAL DIRECTORY. The Legislative Manual of the State of Wisconsin 1876. Retrieved 2013-10-18.