Carton, John J. (John Jay), 1856-1934

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Flint, Michigan, attorney and Republican state representative.

From the description of John J. Carton papers, 1883-1921. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422734

John J. Carton was born in Clayton, Genesee County, Michigan in 1856. He was educated in Clayton and Flint schools. In 1877 he accepted a position with Niles & Cotcher, Flushing, Michigan, merchants, as a bookkeeper. He remained there until December 1880 when he was elected clerk of Genesee County where he served for four years. During that same period, Carton studied law and was admitted to the bar. He formed a partnership with George H. Durand under the firm name of Durand and Carton. He was a member of the Michigan House of Representatives from 1899 to 1905 and served as Speaker of the House in 1901 and 1903. At the opening of the Constitutional Convention of 1907, Carton was chosen president.

From the guide to the John J. Carton Papers, 1883-1921, (Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan)

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creatorOf Bushnell, George E. (George Edward), 1887-1965. George E. Bushnell papers, 1921-1965. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn University of Michigan--Flint. Dept. of History. Dept. of History (University of Michigan--Flint) papers, 1979-1980. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Dept. of History (University of Michigan) student papers, 1930-1987 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Carton, John J. (John Jay), 1856-1934. John J. Carton papers, 1883-1921. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Frank Dwight Fitzgerald papers, 1928-1944, 1930-1939 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Fitzgerald, Frank D. (Frank Dwight), 1885-1939. Frank Dwight Fitzgerald papers, 1928-1944. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn University of Michigan. Dept. of History. Dept. of History (University of Michigan) student papers, Series II, 1943-1985. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf John J. Carton Papers, 1883-1921 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf King, Paul Howard, 1879-1942. Paul Howard King papers, 1926-1935. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn George E. Bushnell papers, 1921-1965 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Fitzgerald, Frank D. (Frank Dwight), 1885-1939. Frank Dwight Fitzgerald papers, 1928-1944. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn University of Michigan--Flint. Dept. of History. Department of History (University of Michigan--Flint) papers, 1979-1980. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
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associatedWith Alger, Frederick Moulton, 1876-1933. person
associatedWith Alger, R. A. (Russell Alexander), 1836-1907. person
associatedWith Angell, James Burrill, 1829-1916. person
associatedWith Beveridge, Albert Jeremiah, 1862-1927. person
associatedWith Bliss, Aaron Thomas, 1837-1906 person
associatedWith Bliss, Aaron Thomas, 1837-1906. person
associatedWith Blodgett, John Wood, 1860-1951. person
associatedWith Bray, Everett Lewis, 1864- person
associatedWith Buick Motor Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Burrows, Julius C. (Julius Caesar), 1837-1915. person
associatedWith Burton, Clarence Monroe, 1853-1932. person
associatedWith Bushnell, George E. (George Edward), 1887-1965. person
associatedWith Carton, Augustus C. person
associatedWith Carton, Augustus C., 1869- person
associatedWith Chevrolet Motor Car Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Chevrolet Motors Corporation. corporateBody
associatedWith Chrysler, Walter Percy, 1875-1940 person
associatedWith Democratic Party (Mich.) corporateBody
associatedWith Denby, Edwin, 1870-1929 person
associatedWith Detroit United Railway. corporateBody
associatedWith Dickinson, Luren Dudley, 1859-1943 person
associatedWith Diekema, Gerrit John, 1859-1930 person
associatedWith Dort Motor Car Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Dow, Herbert Henry, 1866-1930 person
associatedWith Durant-Dort Carriage Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Durant, William Crapo, 1861-1947 person
associatedWith Fellows, Grant, 1865-1929 person
associatedWith Fitzgerald, Frank D. (Frank Dwight), 1885-1939. person
associatedWith Fitzgerald, Frank Dwight, 1885-1939 person
associatedWith Flint Gas Company (Mich.) corporateBody
associatedWith General Motors Corporation. corporateBody
associatedWith Genesee County War Board (Mich.) corporateBody
associatedWith Groesbeck, Alexander J., 1873-1953 person
associatedWith Hemans, Lawton T. Lawton Thomas), 1864-1916 person
associatedWith Hutchins, Harry B. (Harry Burns), 1847-1930 person
associatedWith Kelley, Patrick Henry, 1867-1925 person
associatedWith King, Paul H. person
associatedWith King, Paul Howard, 1879-1942. person
associatedWith Knox, Frank, 1874-1944 person
associatedWith Marshall, Thomas R. (Thomas Riley), 1854-1925 person
associatedWith McMillan, James, 1838-1902. person
associatedWith Michigan. Constitutional Convention (1907-1908) corporateBody
associatedWith Michigan Manufacturer's Association. corporateBody
associatedWith Michigan Railroad Commission. corporateBody
associatedWith Michigan State Bar Association. corporateBody
associatedWith Michigan War Preparedness Board. corporateBody
associatedWith Mott, Charles Stewart, 1875-1973 person
associatedWith Newspaper Cartoonists' Association of Michigan. corporateBody
associatedWith Osborn, Chase S. (Chase Salmon), b. 1860 person
associatedWith Pere Marquette Railroad. corporateBody
associatedWith Poindexter, Miles, 1868-1946 person
associatedWith Procter, William Cooper, 1862-1934 person
associatedWith Republican Party (Mich.) corporateBody
associatedWith Rich, John Treadway, 1841-1926 person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919. person
associatedWith Sleeper, Albert E., 1862-1934 person
associatedWith Smith, Henry Cassorte, 1859-1911 person
associatedWith Smith, Samuel William, 1852-1931 person
associatedWith Smith, William Alden, 1859-1932 person
associatedWith State League of Republican Clubs of Michigan. corporateBody
associatedWith Stearns, Justus S. (Justus Smith), b. 1845 person
associatedWith Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930. person
associatedWith Tawas Sugar Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Townsend, Charles Elroy, 1856-1924 person
associatedWith University of Michigan. Dept. of History. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Michigan. Dept. of History. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Michigan--Flint. Dept. of History. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Michigan--Flint. Dept. of History. corporateBody
associatedWith Vandenberg, Arthur H. (Arthur Hendrick), 1884-1951 person
associatedWith Warner, Frederick Maltby, 1865-1923 person
associatedWith Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924. person
associatedWith Wood, Leonard, 1860-1927. person
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Michigan
Flint (Mich.)
Michigan
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Automobile industry and trade--Michigan
Elections--Michigan--1918
Lawyers--Michigan--Flint
Elections--1920
Elections--1918
Automobile industry and trade
Lawyers
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Elections--Michigan--1906
Elections--Michigan--1914
Elections--Michigan--1904
Banks and banking
Elections--Michigan--1920
Railroads--Michigan
Elections--1904
Freemasonry--Michigan
Freemasonry
Elections--Michigan--1910
Elections--1908
Elections--1910
Elections--Michigan--1912
Railroads
World War, 1914-1918
Banks and banking--Michigan
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Elections--1906
Elections--1914
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Birth 1856-11-08

Death 1934-08-26

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