Michener, Earl Cory, 1876-1957

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Birth 1876-11-30
Death 1957-07-04

Biographical notes:

Earl Cory Michener was born November 30, 1876 in Seneca County, Ohio. He moved with his parents to Adrian, Michigan in 1889 which he made his residence for the rest of his life. He served in the Spanish-American War, 1898-1899, then studied law at the University of Michigan, 1901-1902. He graduated with a law degree in 1903 from Columbian University (now George Washington University). He practiced law in Lenawee County for the next two decades, then in 1918 was elected Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives. He served six terms until his defeat in 1932. In 1934, he was reelected and served seven terms until January 3, 1951 when he decided against an eighth term in 1950. Michener died July 4, 1957.

From the guide to the Earl C. Michener papers, 1898-1934 and 1940-1954, 1904-1934, (Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan)

Adrian, Michigan attorney and Republican congressman, 1919-1933 and 1935-1951.

From the description of Earl C. Michener papers, 1898-1934 and 1940-1954. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419398


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