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Gary Peters, U.S. Senator MP

Gary C. Peters, a Senator and a Representative from Michigan; born in Pontiac, Oakland County, Mich., December 1, 1958; B.A., Alma College, Alma, Mich., 1980; M.B.A., finance, University of Detroit, De...

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Robert P. Griffin, U.S. Senator (1923 - 2015)

Robert Paul Griffin, a Representative and a Senator from Michigan; born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., November 6, 1923; attended public schools in Garden City and Dearborn, Mich.; during the Second ...

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Patrick V. McNamara, U.S. Senator (1894 - 1966)

Patrick Vincent McNamara, a Senator from Michigan; born in North Weymouth, Mass., October 4, 1894; attended the public schools in Weymouth and Fore River Apprentice School in Quincy, Mass.; moved to De...

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Homer S. Ferguson, U.S. Senator (1889 - 1982)

Homer Samuel Ferguson, a Senator from Michigan; born in Harrison City, Westmoreland County, Pa., February 25, 1889; attended the public schools and the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa.; gradua...

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James J. Couzens, US Senator (1872 - 1936)

James J. Couzens (August 26, 1872 – October 22, 1936) was a U.S. Senator from the state of Michigan, the Mayor of Detroit, an industrialist, and philanthropist. Couzens was born in Chatham, ...

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William A. Smith, U.S. Senator (1859 - 1932)

William Alden Smith, a Representative and a Senator from Michigan; born in Dowagiac, Cass County, Mich., May 12, 1859; attended the common schools; moved with his parents to Grand Rapids in 1872; appoi...

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Spencer Abraham, United States Secretary of Energy MP

Edward Spencer Abraham (born June 12, 1952) is a former Republican United States Senator from Michigan. He served as the tenth United States Secretary of Energy, serving under President George W. Bus...

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Donald W. Riegle, Jr., U.S. Senator MP

Donald Wayne, Jr. Riegle, a Representative and a Senator from Michigan; born in Flint, Genesee County, Mich., February 4, 1938; attended public schools of Flint, Mich.; attended Flint Junior College an...

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Philip Hart, U.S. Senator MP (1912 - 1976)

Philip Hart was born 10 December 1912 and died 26 December 1976. He was a Democrat who served as a United States Senator from Michigan from 1959 to his death in 1976. He was known as the "Conscience of...

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Charles E. Potter, U.S. Senator (1916 - 1979)

Charles Edward Potter, a Representative and a Senator from Michigan; born in Lapeer, Mich., October 30, 1916; attended the public schools; graduated from Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Mich., ...

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Blair Moody, U.S. Senator (1902 - 1954)

Arthur Edson Blair Moody, a Senator from Michigan; born in New Haven, Conn., February 13, 1902; attended the public schools in Providence, R.I.; graduated from Brown University, Providence, R.I., in 19...

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Woodbridge N. Ferris, Governor, U.S. Senator (1853 - 1928)

Woodbridge Nathan Ferris, a Senator from Michigan; born in Spencer, Tioga County, N.Y., January 6, 1853; attended the academies of Spencer, Candor, and Oswego, N.Y., the Oswego Normal Training School 1...

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Charles E. Townsend, U.S. Senator (1856 - 1924)

Charles Elroy Townsend, a Representative and a Senator from Michigan; born near Concord, Jackson County, Mich., August 15, 1856; attended the common schools in Concord and Jackson and the University of...

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Thomas Fitzgerald, U.S. Senator (1796 - 1855)

Thomas Fitzgerald, a Senator from Michigan; born in Germantown, Herkimer County, N.Y., April 10, 1796; pursued an academic course; served and was severely wounded in the War of 1812 in the Fifth Regime...

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Debbie Stabenow, U.S. Senator MP

Deborah Ann "Debbie" Greer Stabenow (born April 29, 1950) is the junior United States Senator from Michigan and a member of the Democratic Party. Before her election to the U.S. Senate, she was a mem...

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Carl Levin, U.S. Senator MP

Carl Milton Levin (born June 28, 1934) was a United States Senator from Michigan from 1979 to 2015. He was the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Armed Services, and is a member of the Democratic Pa...

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Prentiss M. Brown, U.S. Senator (1889 - 1973)

Prentiss Marsh Brown (June 18, 1889 – December 19, 1973) was a Democratic U.S. Representative and Senator from the state of Michigan. Biography Brown was born in St. Ignace, Michigan a...

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Truman H. Newberry, US Senator & SecNav (1864 - 1945)

Truman Handy Newberry (November 5, 1864 – October 3, 1945) was a U.S. businessman and political figure. He served as the Secretary of Navy between 1908 and 1909. He was a U.S. Senator from Mic...

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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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James McMillan, U.S. Senator (1838 - 1902)

) James McMillan (May 12, 1838 – August 10, 1902) was a U.S. Senator from the state of Michigan. Biography McMillan was born in Hamilton, Ontario to William and Grace McMillan, both Sc...

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Thomas W. Palmer, U.S. Senator (1830 - 1913)

Thomas Witherell Palmer (January 25, 1830 – June 1, 1913) was a U.S. Senator from the state of Michigan. He is considered to be one of the most significant figures in the history of Detroit, M...

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Thomas W. Ferry, US Senate & Congress (1827 - 1896)

Thomas White Ferry (June 10, 1827 – October 13, 1896) was a U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator from the state of Michigan. Ferry was born in the old Mission House on Mackinac Island. The...

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Jacob M. Howard, US Senate & Congress (1805 - 1871)

Jacob Merritt Howard (July 10, 1805 – April 2, 1871) was a U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator from the state of Michigan during and after the American Civil War. Early life He was bo...

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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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Charles E. Stuart, U.S. Senator (1810 - 1887)

Charles Edward Stuart (November 25, 1810 – May 19, 1887) was a U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator from the state of Michigan. Biography Stuart was born in New York, either near Water...

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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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Senator John Norvell (c.1789 - 1850)

John Norvell (December 21, 1789 – April 24, 1850) was a newspaper editor and one of the first U.S. Senators from Michigan. Norvell was born in Danville, Kentucky, then still a part of Virgin...

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Arthur H. Vandenberg, U.S. Senator (1884 - 1951)

Arthur Hendrick Vandenberg (March 22, 1884 – April 18, 1951) was a Republican Senator from the U.S. state of Michigan who participated in the creation of the United Nations. Early life and...

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Julius C. Burrows, U.S. Senator (1837 - 1915)

Caesar Burrows (January 9, 1837 – November 16, 1915) was a U.S. Representative and a U.S. Senator from the state of Michigan. Early life and education Burrows was born in North East, P...

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John Patton, Jr., U.S. Senator (1850 - 1907)

John Patton, Jr. (October 30, 1850 – May 24, 1907) was a U.S. Senator from the state of Michigan. Patton, the son of John Patton and the brother of Charles Emory Patton, was born in Curwensv...

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Francis B. Stockbridge, U.S. Senator (1826 - 1894)

Francis Brown Stockbridge (April 9, 1826 – April 30, 1894) was a U.S. Senator from the state of Michigan. Stockbridge was born in Bath, Maine, the son of a physician, Dr. John Stockbridge,...

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Omar D. Conger, U.S. Senator (1818 - 1898)

Omar Dwight Conger (April 1, 1818 – July 11, 1898) was a U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator from the U.S. state of Michigan. Conger was born in Cooperstown, New York and moved with his f...

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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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Isaac P. Christiancy, U.S. Senator (1812 - 1890)

Isaac Peckham Christiancy (March 12, 1812 – September 8, 1890) was Chief Justice of the Michigan State Supreme Court and U.S. Senator from the state of Michigan. Christiancy was born near ...

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Zachariah Chandler, U.S. Senator and Secretary of the Interior (1813 - 1879)

Zachariah Chandler (December 10, 1813 – November 1, 1879) was Mayor of Detroit (1851–52), a four-term U.S. Senator from the state of Michigan (1857–75, 1879), and Secretary of th...

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Lewis Cass, Governor, Senator, Secretary of War & State (1782 - 1866)

CASS, Lewis, (great-great-grandfather of Cass Ballenger), a Senator from Michigan; born in Exeter, N.H., October 9, 1782; attended Exeter Academy; moved with his parents to Wilmington, Del., in 1799 an...

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Augustus S. Porter, U.S. Senator (1798 - 1872)

Augustus Seymour Porter (January 18, 1798 – September 18, 1872) was a U.S. statesman from the state of Michigan. He was born in Canandaigua, New York, the nephew of Peter Buell Porter and ...

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Lucius Lyon, U.S. Senator (1800 - 1851)

Lucius Lyon (February 26, 1800 – September 24, 1851) was a U.S. statesman from the state of Michigan. He was born in Shelburne, Vermont, where he received a common school education and studied...

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