Hibbard H. Shedd

Politician

1847 – 1905

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Who was Hibbard H. Shedd?

Hibbard Houston Shedd was an American politician who served as the fourth Lieutenant Governor of Nebraska from 1885 to 1889.

Shedd was born in Denmark, Iowa in 1847, the only son of George Shedd, a medical doctor, and Abigail Houston. In 1864 he joined the army and fought in the American Civil War. In 1871, he moved to Ashland, Nebraska. He was a member of the Nebraska constitutional convention in 1875, and became Speaker of the Nebraska House in 1881. In 1885, he was elected Lietenant Governor, and served for two terms.

Shedd married Katharine Lee Graves in 1874, and had six children. Shedd died on October 6, 1905.

Shedd's son George Clifford Shedd became a novelist, whose works included The Incorrigible Dukane.

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Born
Jan 27, 1847
Denmark
Also known as
  • Hibbard Shedd
Died
Oct 6, 1905

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on July 23, 2013

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