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James Frederick Joy (1810 - 1896)

Frederick Joy (December 2, 1810—September 24, 1896) was an American railroad magnate and politician in Detroit, Michigan.BeginningsHe was born in Durham, New Hampshire, the son of James Joy (1778–1857)...

9/9/2012 10/20/2021

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 secession and he also...

1/10/2014 10/12/2021

John Barry, Governor MP (1802 - 1870)

Stewart Barry (January 29, 1802– January 14, 1870) was the fourth and eighth Governor of the U.S. state of Michigan. He was Michigan's only three-term governor in the 19th century. His main accomplishm...

4/10/2011 10/12/2021

Charles Chandler Hascall (1796 - 1862)

Chandler Hascall (November 7, 1796 – October 5, 1862) was an American newspaper publisher and politician. He served in the Michigan Senate during its first session after adoption of the state constitut...

2/3/2015 10/11/2021

Cyrus G. Luce, Governor (1824 - 1905)

Gray Luce (July 2, 1824 – March 18, 1905) was an American politician in the U.S. state of Michigan. He served as the 21st Governor of the US state of Michigan.Early life in Ohio and IndianaLuce was bor...

9/12/2011 10/11/2021

Frederick Maltby Warner (1865 - 1923)

Maltby Warner (July 21, 1865 – April 17, 1923) was an American politician. He served as the 26th Governor of Michigan from 1905 to 1911.-----------------------------------------------------------------...

11/7/2007 10/11/2021

Albert Edson Sleeper MP (1862 - 1934)

Edson Sleeper (December 31, 1862 – May 13, 1934) was an American politician and served as the 29th Governor of Michigan from 1917 to 1921.BiographySleeper was born on December 31, 1862, in Bradford, Ve...

9/16/2019 10/11/2021

Mathias Engler (born October 12, 1948) is an American businessman and politician who served as the 46th Governor of Michigan from 1991 to 2003. A member of the Republican Party, he later worked for Bus...

9/17/2019 10/11/2021

George Jerome (1822 - 1897)

, businessman, lawyer: George Jerome, of Detroit, Michigan, was elected to the Michigan State Senate three times. He was a founder of the Republican Party in 1854 and secured the withdrawal of John C. ...

7/10/2017 10/11/2021

David Howell Jerome MP (1829 - 1896)

Howell Jerome (November 17, 1829 – April 23, 1896) was an American politician. He served as the 18th Governor of Michigan (1881–1883); he was the first governor to be born in Michigan.Early lifeHe was ...

7/10/2017 10/11/2021

William Herbert Bradley (1859 - 1925)

Sept 30 1885 he married Elizabeth (Lizzie) Coutant 1864-1947. William H. served as an alderman and mayor of Greenville and served two terms as a State Senator. they had 3 children, Helene Mae Bradley, ...

9/23/2021 9/23/2021

18th Mi Inf Co KEnlisted at organization as captain; on the staff of Colonel Doolittle from 16 Jun 1864 to Dec 1864 acting as assistant inspector; General 1st Brigade, 4th Div., 20th Army Corp. from De...

3/3/2021 3/4/2021

Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy : Nov 16 2020, 2:51:21 UTC ==links==* to be cleaned up==Judge Flavius J Littlejohn was born in July 1804 in Herkimer County, New York. He graduated valedict...

3/6/2018 11/17/2020

Mac Cutcheon (May 11, 1836 - April 12, 1908) was an American Civil War officer, Medal of Honor recipient and politician from the U.S. state of Michigan.Early lifeCutcheon was born in Pembroke, New Hamp...

5/20/2011 7/8/2020

Horatio Wells (September 17, 1823 – February 12, 1900), a Michigan lawyer and Union Army officer in the American Civil War, succeeded Francis Harrison Pierpont as the appointed provisional governor of ...

7/8/2020 7/8/2020

Esther Whitmer (born August 23, 1971) is an American politician serving as the 49th governor of Michigan. A member of the Democratic Party, she served in the Michigan House of Representatives from 2001...

2/16/2007 4/27/2020

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. life in New YorkBingham (whose first name is sometimes spe...

1/25/2012 8/19/2019

Dennis Dingell (born February 23, 1957) is an American former politician and judge.

2/7/2019 2/9/2019

Brockholst Ledyard, Sr. (March 5, 1812 – June 7, 1880) was the mayor of Detroit, Michigan and a state senator, briefly served as assistant secretary under Secretary of State Lewis Cass, and was the pre...

10/18/2009 6/25/2018

Connie Binsfeld (1924 - 2014)

Berube Binsfeld (April 18, 1924 – January 12, 2014) was a Republican politician from the U.S. State of Michigan. She served as the 60th Lieutenant Governor of Michigan. Starting as an advocate for the ...

1/23/2018 1/23/2018

Burley Swainson (July 31, 1925 – May 13, 1994) was a politician and jurist from the US state of Michigan, as well as the 42nd Governor of Michigan.Swainson was born in Windsor, Ontario, Canada and move...

12/13/2014 1/23/2018

Dudley Dickinson (April 15, 1859 – April 22, 1943) was an American politician. He served as the 37th Governor of Michigan from 1939 to 1941. He holds the record of the oldest person to ever serve as Mi...

1/23/2018 1/23/2018

Alexander Maitland (1844 - 1929)

Maitland (June 20, 1844 – January 1, 1929) was a Lieutenant Governor in the US state of Michigan from 1903 to 1906.Early and family lifeMaitland was born in Kilmarnock, Scotland in 1844, to James and B...

1/23/2018 1/23/2018

Orrin W. Robinson (1834 - 1907)

Williams Robinson (August 14, 1834 – September 6, 1907) was a politician and businessman from the U.S. state of Michigan. He ran a successful logging operation in the Upper Peninsula and was elected to...

1/23/2018 1/23/2018

Alfred Milnes (1844 - 1916)

Milnes (May 28, 1844 – January 15, 1916) was a politician from the U.S. state of Michigan.Early lifeMilnes was born in Bradford, Yorkshire, England. His parents, Henry and Mary Ann (née Amyss) Milnes j...

1/23/2018 1/23/2018

John Strong, Jr. (1830 - 1913)

Strong, Jr. (April 7, 1830 – April 2, 1913) was a politician from the U.S. state of Michigan.Early life and familyStrong, the son of John Strong Sr. (1798–1881), from Wroxton, Oxfordshire, England, was...

1/23/2018 1/23/2018

Alonzo Sessions (1810 - 1886)

Sessions (August 4, 1810 – July 3, 1886) was a politician from the U. S. state of Michigan.BiographySessions was born to Amasa and Pheobe (Smith) Sessions in Marcellus, New York acquired and early educ...

8/5/2007 1/22/2018

Henry H. Holt (1831 - 1898)

H. Holt (March 27, 1831 – 1898) was a politician from the U. S. state of Michigan.BiographyHolt was born in Camden, New York and received an academic education, studied law and graduated from union law...

1/22/2018 1/22/2018

Hon. Henry Titus Backus (1809 - 1877)

Titus Backus (April 4, 1809 – July 13, 1877) was a politician from the U. S. state of Michigan and judge from the Arizona Territory.Early lifeBackus was born in Norwich, Connecticut to James and Doroth...

1/22/2018 1/22/2018

Joseph R. Williams (1808 - 1861)

Rickelson Williams (November 14, 1808 – June 15, 1861) was an American politician, a Republican Michigan Senate Senator, and 14th Lieutenant Governor of Michigan. He was also the first president for th...

1/22/2018 1/22/2018

James M. Birney (1817 - 1888)

M. Birney (June 17, 1817 – May 8, 1888) was an American lawyer, newspaper publisher and politician from the U.S. state of Michigan. He served as the 13th Lieutenant Governor of Michigan and as the U.S....

7/12/2009 1/22/2018

Edmund Burke Fairfield (1821 - 1904)

Burke Fairfield (August 7, 1821 – November 7, 1904) was an American minister, educator and politician from the U.S. state of Michigan. He served as the 12th Lieutenant Governor of Michigan and as the 2...

1/22/2018 1/22/2018

George Coe (1811 - 1869)

Alonzo Coe (August 16, 1811 – October 21, 1869) was an American politician from the U.S. state of Michigan. He served as the 11th Lieutenant Governor of Michigan.Early lifeCoe was born in Rush, New Yor...

1/22/2018 1/22/2018

Samuel Titus Parsons (1826 - 1881)

Samuel Titus Parsons was a member of the Michigan House of Representatives from 1863–64 and 1867–68, as well as a delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention in 1867.

1/22/2018 1/22/2018

Andrew Parsons, Governor (1817 - 1855)

Parsons (July 22, 1817 – June 6, 1855) was a politician from the U.S. state of Michigan.Early life in New YorkParsons was born in Hoosick, New York. He was the son of John Parsons, and the grandson of ...

1/22/2018 1/22/2018

Calvin Britain (1800 - 1862)

Britain (December 31, 1800 – January 18, 1862) was an American politician who served as Lieutenant Governor of the U. S. state of Michigan.BiographyBritain was born in Jefferson County, New York. Brita...

1/22/2018 1/22/2018

William M. Fenton (1808 - 1871)

Matthew Fenton (December 19, 1808 – November 12, 1871) was a politician from the U.S. state of Michigan. He is the namesake of the city of Fenton, Michigan.Early lifeFenton was born in Norwich, New Yor...

1/22/2018 1/22/2018

Charles P. Bush (1809 - 1857)

P. Bush (March 18, 1809 – 1857) was a politician from the U.S. state of Michigan.BiographyBush was born in Ithaca, New York and moved to Michigan in 1836, becoming one of the first residents of Handy.H...

1/22/2018 1/22/2018

L. Greenly (September 18, 1813 – November 29, 1883) was a politician from the U.S. state of Michigan, serving as the sixth Governor of Michigan.Early life in New YorkGreenly was born in Hamilton, New Y...

1/22/2018 1/22/2018

Origen D. Richardson (1795 - 1876)

Drew Richardson (July 20, 1795 – November 29, 1876) was an American lawyer and politician in the U.S. state of Michigan and in the Nebraska Territory. He served in the Michigan House of Representatives...

1/22/2018 1/22/2018

Thomas J. Drake (c.1799 - c.1875)

GEDCOM Note ===== Biography ==Thomas Drake was born in New York.Member, Michigan Territorial Council, 1828-1931Member, Michigan State Senate, 3rd District, 1839-1941Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1...

1/22/2018 1/22/2018

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 studied law.Life and ...

10/11/2013 1/22/2018

Alan Cropsey (1952 - d.)

L. Cropsey (born June 13, 1952) is a Republican politician who served as a member of both houses of the Michigan Legislature between 1979 and 2010.BiographyCropsey was born in Paw Paw, Michigan, the so...

8/31/2017 8/31/2017

Harmon G. Cropsey (1917 - 2009)

G. Cropsey (August 16, 1917 – March 13, 2009) was an American politician and farmer.Born in Volinia Township, Michigan, Cass County, Michigan, Cropsey served in the United States Navy during World War ...

8/31/2017 8/31/2017

Edwin Baruch Winans (May 16, 1826–July 4, 1894) was a U.S. Representative from and the 22nd Governor of the U.S. state of Michigan.Winans was born in Avon, New York and moved with his parents, John and...

5/27/2009 8/29/2017

Stephen Van Rensselaer Trowbridge (1794 - 1859)

"Rensselaer"

Abridged Compendium of American Genealogy. p. 304: Soldier War 1812, state senator, mem. of Mich. Legislative Council Virkus...Vol. 1, p. 304.:Soldier War 1812, state senator, mem. of Mich. Legislative...

1/13/2009 7/17/2017

Congressman. Elected to represent Michigan's 4th and 5th Districts in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1861 to 1863, and 1865 to 1869. He was defeated in 1862, and 1868. Also se...

1/13/2009 7/17/2017

well dressed gentleman is Melbourne Haddock Ford, a U.S. Representative from Michigan in the late 1880s. Despite his untimely death at age 41 in 1891 this oddly named politician managed to carve quite ...

12/1/2014 3/16/2017

Alfred P. Swineford, Governor (1836 - 1909)

"A.P. Swineford"

Peter Swineford (September 14, 1836 – October 26, 1909) was an American Democratic politician who was a member of the Michigan House of Representatives, 1871 to 1872. In 1878 he was the Democratic cand...

12/23/2013 3/9/2017

J. "Mike" Rogers (born June 2, 1963) is a CNN National Security Commentator. He was the U.S. Representative for Michigan's 8th congressional district, serving from 2001 to 2015. He is a member of the R...

3/23/2008 11/20/2016

Dean Bishop, a Representative from Michigan; born in Almont, Lapeer County, Mich., March 18, 1967; graduated from Rochester Adams High School, Rochester Hills, Mich.; A.B., University of Michigan, Ann ...

9/30/2016 9/30/2016

A. Amash (/əˈmɑːʃ/; born April 18, 1980) is an American attorney, and Republican member of Congress. In January 2011, he began serving as the U.S. Representative for Michigan's 3rd congressional distri...

7/21/2016 7/27/2016

George W. Merriman MP (1851 - 1924)

Hon. George W. Merriman, aged 73, pioneer Hartford banker and one of the best known residents of the village for more that forty years, died suddenly at his home on Franklin street at one o'clock last ...

7/11/2016 7/11/2016

US Senator. He served as a Republican Senator from Michigan in the United States Senate from 1887 until his death in office in 1894.* Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy : Aug 23 2019, 1:08:49...

1/25/2012 6/3/2016

Ebenezer Oliver Grosvenor, Jr. (January 26, 1820 – March 10, 1910) was a politician from the U. S. state of Michigan.Contents* 1 Early life* 2 Politics* 3 Death* 4 ReferencesEarly lifeGrosvenor was bor...

10/7/2008 4/30/2016

Edwin Denby, U.S. Sec'y of the Navy (1870 - 1929)

""Ned""

Denby (February 18, 1870 – February 8, 1929) was an American lawyer and politician who served as Secretary of the Navy in the administrations of Warren G. Harding and Calvin Coolidge from 1921 to 1924....

1/30/2007 4/12/2016

John Avery, Congressman (1824 - 1914)

THE GROTON AVERY CLAN, Vol. II, by Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery, Cleveland, 1912. p. 884 US Congressman. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War. Elected to repres...

3/14/2011 3/21/2016

Van Buren Montgomery (October 20, 1840 – November 12, 1898) was a United States federal judge.Born in Eaton Rapids, Michigan, Montgomery was in the United States Army during the American Civil War from...

3/16/2016 3/16/2016

Congressman. He attended school in Nassau, studied law, and began practicing in Albany in 1840. In 1846 he moved to Albion, Michigan, where he served as a judge, district attorney, and member of the St...

6/21/2014 3/12/2016

Thaddeus Dewitt Seeley (1867 - 1936)

Thaddeus Seeley was a resident of Pontiac, Michigan.A Republican, he served in the Michigan State House of Representatives as a member from Oakland COunty, First Dist, 1901-1903. He was also a member o...

3/5/2016 3/5/2016

Walberg, a Representative from Michigan; born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., April 12, 1951; graduated from Thornton Fractional Township North High School, Calumet, Ill., 1969; attended Western Illinoi...

2/29/2016 3/1/2016

Sander Levin MP

Royal Oak, MI, United States

Sander Martin Levin, (brother of Carl Levin), a Representative from Michigan; born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., September 6, 1931; graduated from Central High School, Detroit, Mich.; B.A., Univer...

2/25/2009 3/1/2016

Moolenaar, a Representative from Michigan; born in Midland, Midland County, Mich., May 8, 1961; graduated from Herbert Henry Dow High School, Midland, Mich.; B.S., Hope College, Holland, Mich., 1983; M...

2/28/2016 2/29/2016

Edward Kildee, (uncle of Dan Kildee), a Representative from Michigan; born in Flint, Genesee County, Mich., September 16, 1929; graduated from St. Mary’s High School, Flint, Mich., 1947; B.A., Sacred H...

2/28/2016 2/29/2016

Huizenga, a Representative from Michigan; born in Zeeland, Ottawa County, Mich., January 31, 1969; graduated from Holland Christian High School, Holland, Mich., 1987; B.A., Calvin College, Grand Rapids...

2/24/2010 2/21/2016

William Kellogg (May 30, 1810 – January 13, 1879) was a U.S. Representative from the states of Michigan and Alabama.Kellogg was born in Worthington, Massachusetts and attended the common schools. He mo...

1/4/2014 10/18/2015

Merritt Stephenson, (brother of Isaac Stephenson), a Representative from Michigan; born in Hartland, in Carleton County, New Brunswick, Canada, December 23, 1831; moved with his parents to Maine, and l...

9/3/2015 9/3/2015

US Congressman. Elected to represent Michigan's 4th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1857 to 1861. Also served as a Member of the Michigan State House of Representat...

4/8/2014 7/16/2015

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...

6/25/2015 6/25/2015

Joseph B. Moore (1845 - 1930)

Joseph B. Moore (November 3, 1845 – March 23, 1930) was a lawyer, politician, and jurist from the U.S. state of Michigan.Moore was born in Commerce, Michigan the fifth child of eight to Jacob J. and He...

6/25/2015 6/25/2015

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...

6/24/2015 6/24/2015

Elijah Lacey (1795 - 1862)

Lacey, Elijah (1795-1862) — of Niles, Berrien County, Mich. Born in Loudoun County, Va., March 28, 1795. Delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention 14th District, 1835; member of Michigan sta...

6/24/2015 6/24/2015

Odeb Piermont Lacey (1810 - 1844)

Lacey, Obed P. (1810-1844) — of Niles, Berrien County, Mich. Born in Ohio, 1810. Berrien County Register of Deeds, 1831; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Berrien County, 1843. Die...

6/24/2015 6/24/2015

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 member of the...

8/17/2014 6/24/2015