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Potter, William W., 1869-1940
William W. Potter was born in Maple Grove Township, Michigan on August 1. 1869, the son of Lucien B. and Clarinda L. (Trimmer) Potter. He married Margaret D. Richardson on April 5, 1894, and received his LL.B from the University of Michigan a year later. Mr. Potter was superintendent of schools, Harrison, Michigan from 1891 until 1894, when he was admitted to the bar. At that time he began practicing law in Hastings, and became city attorney of Hastings. He went on to become prosecuting attorney of Barry County, and a member of the Michigan State Senate, 1899-1900. Mr. Potter was a member of the Michigan public Utilities Commission, 1919-1927, and served as attorney general of Michigan. 1927-1928, at which time he became a judge on the Michigan Supreme Court. Mr. Potter was also the author of several legal books.
From the description of William W. Potter papers, 1899-1940 (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 638955017