Herbert, J. Joseph, 1894-1956Variant names
J. Joseph Herbert was born in Lafayette, Indiana on August 26, 1894. He attended Lafayette College in Pennsylvania before coming to the University of Michigan where he graduated from the literary college in 1915 and the law school in 1917. He served as an Army officer in World War I then began his law practice in Manistique in 1920. He was a past State Commander of the American Legion (1925-1926), a past president of the Upper Peninsula Development Bureau (1939-1940), and a legal advisor to the Governor Harry Kelly. He was also counsel for the Michigan State Medical Society. In 1939, he was elected to the Board of Regents of the University of Michigan and served there until his defeat in 1955. He died July 27, 1956.
From the guide to the J. Joseph Herbert Papers, 1880s-1956, 1940-1956, (Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan)
Manistique, Michigan, attorney, Republican regent of University of Michigan, and counsel to Michigan State Medical Society.
From the description of J. Joseph Herbert papers, 1880s-1956 (bulk 1940-1956). (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 85778129
From the description of J. Joseph Herbert papers, 1917-1956. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419656
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