Warner, Frederick Maltby, 1865-1923

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Fred M. Warner, of Farmington, Oakland County, was born in Hickling, Nottinghamshire, England, July 21, 1865. His mother died shortly after moving to the U.S. He was adopted by Hon. P.D. Warner of Farmington. Fred Warner attended the State Agricultural College for one term before becoming a clerk in his father's store. He took over the business and successfully ran it for 20 years. In 1889, he established a large cheese factory in Farmington, which led to the establishment of other factories across the state. He represented the 12th senatorial district in the state senate from 1895-1898. He held other offices (as a Republican) before being elected as governor Nov. 8, 1904, and was re-elected in 1906. He was married to Martha M. Davis of Farmington, and they had 4 children. He died on Apr. 17, 1923.

From the description of Fred Maltby Warner collection. (State Archive of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 41552204

Republican governor of Michigan, 1905-1910.

From the description of Frederick Maltby Warner papers, 1832-1918. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34420065

Fred Maltby Warner was born July 21, 1854, in Hickling, Nottinghamshire, England. After coming to the United States and following the death of his mother, Warner was adopted by P.Dean Warner of Farmington in Oakland County. He attended Michigan Agricultural College for a year, then worked in his father's store. In 1889, Warner started a cheese business which eventually encompassed twelve different factories in Oakland County. He also became involved in dairy farming and banking, being a stockholder and director of the Farmington Exchange Bank.

Warner served two terms in the Michigan Senate, 1895-1898. He also served two terms as Secretary of State 1901-1905. Warner was elected governor in 1904 and re-elected in 1906 and 1908. He died April 17, 1923.

From the guide to the Frederick Maltby Warner papers, 1832-1918, (Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Century Company records, 1870-1924 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Junius E. Beal Papers, 1869-1946 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
referencedIn Chase S. Osborn Papers, ca. 1870-1949, 1889-1949 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
creatorOf Michigan. Juvenile Court (Wayne County). Wayne County Juvenile Court records, 1908-1934. Detroit Public Library, Detroit Main Library
referencedIn Earl C. Michener papers, 1898-1934 and 1940-1954, 1904-1934 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
creatorOf Frederick Maltby Warner papers, 1832-1918 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
referencedIn Peter White Papers, 1848-1915 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
creatorOf Cole, Miner T., 1839-1911. Miner T. Cole papers, 1863-1911. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Brown, John Wesley, 1875-. John Wesley Brown papers, 1892-1937 and 1955. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Sligh Family Papers, 1842-1967 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
creatorOf Cole, Miner T., 1839-1911. Miner T. Cole papers, 1863-1911 [microform] University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn William Walter Wedemeyer papers, 1890-1913 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
referencedIn James B. Angell Papers, 1845-1916 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
creatorOf Hanchett, Benjamin Sawtell, 1868-1933. Benjamin S. Hanchett papers, 1888-1958. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Newkirk, Henry Wirt, 1854-1946. Henry W. Newkirk papers, 1862-1931. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Lucius L. Hubbard papers, 1871-1935 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
creatorOf Michigan. Governor (1905-1910 : Warner). [Messages to the Legislature] / Fred M. Warner. Library of Michigan
referencedIn Marshall L. Cook and William R. Cook papers, 1880-1945 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
creatorOf Beal, Junius E. (Junius Emery), 1860-1942. Junius Emery Beal papers, 1869-1946. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Harry Burns Hutchins Papers, 1879-1930 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
creatorOf Newkirk, Henry Wirt, 1854-1946. Henry W. Newkirk papers, 1893-1931. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf White, Peter, 1830-1908. Peter White papers, 1848-1915. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Herbert F. Baker Papers, 1904-1926 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
referencedIn Smith, William Alden, 1859-1932. Guest book, 1907,1919. Clarke Historical Library
referencedIn Henry Wirt Newkirk Papers, 1862-1931 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
referencedIn William B. Mershon Papers, 1848-1943 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
referencedIn Frank Thomas Newton papers, 1900-1931 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
referencedIn Gansser, Augustus Herbert, 1872-1951. Papers, 1891,1931. Clarke Historical Library
creatorOf Warner, Frederick Maltby, 1865-1923. Fred Maltby Warner collection. State Archive of Michigan
creatorOf Newton, Frank Thomas, 1867-1931. Frank T. Newton papers, 1900-1931. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn John J. Carton Papers, 1883-1921 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
creatorOf Hanchett, Benjamin Sawtell, 1868-1933. Benjamin S. Hanchett papers, 1888-1958. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Wedemeyer, William W. (William Walter), 1873-1913. William Walter Wedemeyer papers, 1890-1913. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Benjamin Sawtell Hanchett Papers, 1858 and 1888-1958, 1888-1931 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
referencedIn Dept. of History (University of Michigan) student papers, 1930-1987 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
creatorOf Rich, John T. (John Treadway), 1841-1926. John Treadway Rich papers, 1884-1914. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Warner, Frederick Maltby, 1865-1923. Frederick Maltby Warner papers, 1832-1918. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Angell, James Burrill, 1829-1916 person
associatedWith Baker, Herbert F., 1862-1930 person
associatedWith Beal, Junius E. (Junius Emery), 1860-1942. person
associatedWith Brown, John Wesley, 1875- person
associatedWith Carton, John J. (John Jay), 1856-1934 person
correspondedWith Century Company corporateBody
associatedWith Cole, Miner T., 1839-1911. person
associatedWith Cook, Marshall L., 1858-1955 person
correspondedWith Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935 person
associatedWith Fred M. Warner Cheese Company. Powers Factory No. 11 (Farmington, Mich.) corporateBody
associatedWith Gansser, Augustus Herbert, 1872-1951. person
associatedWith Hanchett, Benjamin Sawtell, 1868-1933. person
associatedWith Hubbard, Lucius L. (Lucius Lee), 1849-1933 person
associatedWith Hutchins, Harry B. (Harry Burns), 1847-1930 person
associatedWith Mershon, William Butts, 1856-1943 person
associatedWith Michener, Earl C. (Earl Cory), 1876-1957 person
associatedWith Michigan. Governor (1905-1910 : Warner) corporateBody
associatedWith Michigan. Governor (1905-1910 : Warner) corporateBody
associatedWith Michigan. Juvenile Court (Wayne County) corporateBody
associatedWith Newkirk, Henry Wirt, 1854-1946. person
associatedWith Newton, Frank Thomas, 1867-1931. person
associatedWith Osborn, Chase S. (Chase Salmon), b. 1860 person
associatedWith Republican Party (Mich.) corporateBody
associatedWith Rich, John T. (John Treadway), 1841-1926. person
associatedWith Sligh family family
associatedWith Smith, William Alden, 1859-1932. person
associatedWith University of Michigan. Dept. of History. corporateBody
associatedWith Warner family. family
associatedWith Warner, P. Dean, 1822-1910. person
associatedWith Wedemeyer, William W. (William Walter), 1873-1913. person
associatedWith White, Peter, 1830-1908. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Farmington (Mich.)
Oakland County (Mich.)
Michigan
Oakland County (Mich.)
Farmington (Mich.)
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Automobiles
Business records
Cheese
Farmers
Farmers
Food industry
Governors
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Birth 1865-07-21

Death 1923-04-18

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