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Frank Murphy, Governor, US Attorney General, Assoc. Justice of the US Supreme Court (1890 - 1949)

William Francis "Frank" Murphy (April 13, 1890 – July 19, 1949) was a politician and jurist from Michigan. He was named to the U.S. Supreme Court in 1940 after a political career as Governor o...

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Gov. John T. Rich, US Congress (1841 - 1926)

John Tyler Rich (April 23, 1841 – March 28, 1926) was a U.S. Representative from and the 23rd Governor of the US state of Michigan. Early Life in Pennsylvania, Vermont and Michigan Rich wa...

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Gov. Austin Blair, US Congress (1818 - 1894)

Austin Blair (February 8, 1818 – August 6, 1894), also known as the Civil War Governor, was a politician from the U.S. state of Michigan. He was known as a strong opponent of slavery and seces...

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J. Wright Gordon, Governor (1809 - 1853)

James Wright Gordon (1809 – December 1853), usually referred to as J. Wright Gordon, was a Whig politician from the U.S. state of Michigan. Gordon was born in Plainfield, Connecticut and stu...

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Alex J. Groesbeck, Governor (1873 - 1953)

Alexander Joseph Groesbeck (March 7, 1873 – March 10, 1953) was an American politician who served as Attorney General and the 30th Governor of the State of Michigan. Early life Groesbeck w...

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George W. Romney, Governor of Michigan MP (1907 - 1995)

George Wilcken Romney (July 8, 1907 – July 26, 1995) was an American businessman and a politician. He was chairman of American Motors Corporation from 1954 to 1962. He then served as the 43rd go...

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G. Mennen "Soapy" Williams, Governor (1911 - 1988)

Gerhard Mennen "Soapy" Williams, (February 23, 1911 – February 2, 1988), was a politician from the US state of Michigan. An heir to a personal grooming products fortune, he was known as "Soapy...

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Hazen S. Pingree, Governor (1840 - 1901)

Hazen Stuart Pingree (August 30, 1840 – June 18, 1901) was a four-term Republican mayor of Detroit (1889–1897) and the 24th Governor of the US state of Michigan (1897–1901). ...

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Charles M. Croswell, Governor (1825 - 1886)

Charles Miller Croswell (October 31, 1825 – December 13, 1886) was the 17th Governor of the US state of Michigan from 1877 to 1881. Early life in New York Croswell was born in Newburgh, Ne...

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Gov. John Judson Bagley (1832 - 1881)

John Judson Bagley (July 24, 1832 – July 27, 1881) was a politician from the US state of Michigan, as well as its 16th Governor. Contents 1 Early life in New York and Michigan 2 Politics in Mi...

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Henry P. Baldwin, Governor, U.S. Senator (1814 - 1892)

Henry Porter Baldwin (February 22, 1814 – December 31, 1892), a descendant of pilgrim father Nathaniel Baldwin, was the 15th Governor of Michigan and U.S. Senator from the state of Michigan. ...

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Henry Howland Crapo, Governor (1804 - 1869)

Burial Find A Grave Memorial# 6248012 Bio Wikipedia Article About Henry Howland Crapo Henry Howland Crapo (pronounced "Cray-poe") (May 24, 1804 – July 23, 1869) was the 14th Governor of ...

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Maj. General Russell A. Alger (USA), Governor, U.S.Senator, U.S. Secretary of War (1836 - 1907)

Russell Alexander Alger (February 27, 1836 – January 24, 1907) was the 20th Governor and U.S. Senator from the state of Michigan and also U.S. Secretary of War during the Presidential administ...

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Gov. Kinsley S. Bingham, US Senator (1808 - 1861)

Kinsley Scott Bingham (December 16, 1808 – October 5, 1861) was a U.S. Representative, a U.S. Senator, and the 11th Governor of the state of Michigan. Early life in New York Bingham (w...

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Epaphroditus Ransom, Governor (1798 - 1859)

Epaphroditus Ransom (March 24, 1798– November 11, 1859) was the seventh Governor of Michigan and Michigan Supreme Court justice from the U.S. state of Michigan. Early life in Massachusetts a...

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Alpheus Felch, Governor, U.S. Senator (1804 - 1896)

Alpheus Felch (September 28, 1804 – June 13, 1896) was the fifth Governor of Michigan and U.S. Senator from Michigan. Early life Felch was born in Limerick, Maine. He was left an orpha...

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William Woodbridge, Governor, U.S. Senator (1780 - 1861)

William Woodbridge (August 20, 1780 – October 20, 1861) was a U.S. statesman in the states of Ohio and Michigan and in the Michigan Territory prior to statehood. He served as the second Govern...

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Stevens T. Mason ("The Boy Governor"), 1st Governor of Michigan (1811 - 1843)

Stevens Thomson Mason (October 27, 1811 – January 4, 1843), also known as Stevens T. Mason, Tom Mason, The Boy Governor, and lesser known nicknames Young Hotspur and The Stripling, was the ter...

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