Duffield, D. Bethune (Divie Bethune), 1821-1891

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Detroit lawyer, member of the Detroit Board of Education (1847-1869), called the "Father of the High School."

Born in Carlistle, Penn. on Aug. 29, 1821, Divie Bethune Duffield moved with his parents to Philadelphia in 1835. He graduated from Yale University in 1840 and Yale Law School in 1841. He had come to Detroit in 1839, and was admitted to the Michigan Bar in 1843. Duffield became city attorney in 1847. As a member of the Detroit Board of Education from 1847 to 1869, he was called "Father of the High School". Duffield was the author of several poems. He died in Detroit on Mar 12, 1891.

From the description of Divie Bethune Duffield records, 1759-1890. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 55802397

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creatorOf Bulkley, John McClelland, 1840-1914. John McClelland Bulkley papers, 1874-1884. Detroit Public Library, Detroit Main Library
creatorOf Longyear, J. W. (John Wesley), 1820-1875. John Wesley Longyear papers, 1846-1875. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Seth K. Shetterly papers, 1829-1934 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Vol. CCCLXXXI (ff. 326). 24 Aug.-15 Nov. 1880.includes:f. 1 Henry Howard Molyneux Herbert, 4th Earl of Carnarvon: Correspondence with W. E. Gladstone: 1854-1890.ff. 3, 20 George Henry Charles Byng, 3rd Earl of Strafford: Letters to W. E. Gladston... British Library
creatorOf Duffield family. Duffield family papers, 1839-1884. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Shetterly, Seth K., b. 1820. Seth K. Shetterly papers, 1829-1934. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Crapo, Henry Howland, 1804-1869. Papers, 1830-1920 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Longyear, J. W. (John Wesley), 1820-1875. John Wesley Longyear papers, 1846-1875. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Lothrop family papers, 1843-1918. Detroit Public Library, Detroit Main Library
creatorOf Duffield, D. Bethune (Divie Bethune), 1821-1891. Divie Bethune Duffield records, 1759-1890. Detroit Public Library, Detroit Main Library
referencedIn Harvard University Archives Photograph Collection: Portraits, ca. 1852-ca. 2004 Harvard University Archives.
creatorOf Parkhurst, John G. (John Gibson), 1824-1906. John Gibson Parkhurst papers, 1802-1914. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf First Presbyterian Church (Detroit, Mich.). First Presbyterian Church records, 1817-1933. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn John G. Parkhurst papers, 1802-1914 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Michigan. Juvenile Court (Wayne County). Wayne County Juvenile Court records, 1908-1934. Detroit Public Library, Detroit Main Library
referencedIn John Wesley Longyear Papers, 1837-1875 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn James B. Angell Papers, 1845-1916 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Duffield, D. Bethune (Divie Bethune), 1821-1891. Notes of a campaign speech [manuscript] / by D.B. Duffield. Detroit Public Library, Detroit Main Library
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associatedWith Angell, James Burrill, 1829-1916 person
associatedWith Bulkley, John McClelland, 1840-1914. person
associatedWith Crapo, Henry Howland, 1804-1869 person
associatedWith Duffield family. family
associatedWith Elmwood Cemetery (Detroit, Mich.) corporateBody
associatedWith First Presbyterian Church (Detroit, Mich.) corporateBody
associatedWith Graham family family
associatedWith Jones, Edgar De Witt, 1876-1956. person
associatedWith Longyear, J. W. (John Wesley), 1820-1875. person
associatedWith Michigan. Juvenile Court (Wayne County) corporateBody
associatedWith Parkhurst, John G. (John Gibson), 1824-1906. person
associatedWith Shetterly, Seth K., b. 1820. person
associatedWith Yale University corporateBody
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Maynooth, Kildare
Michigan--Detroit
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Campaign literature, 1864--American
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Birth 1821

Death 1891

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