Schoolcraft County
Pioneer Families
Biographical Sketches

ISHAM, Edwin B.
Senator from Menominee, Delta, Marquette, Houghton, Keweenaw, Chippewa and Schoolcraft counties in 1873-4, was born May 9, 1819, in the town of Canaan, Conn. He received a common school education. In 1808 he emigrated to Michigan, and settled in Negaunee, Marquette county. Occupation mining and iron manufacture.
Source:Memorial Record of the Northern Peninsula of Michigan; Chicago;  Lewis Publishing Company, 1895, p. 160 - 161