Herbert, J. Joseph, 1894-1956

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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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creatorOf Herbert, J. Joseph, 1894-1956. J. Joseph Herbert papers, 1880s-1956 (bulk 1940-1956). University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn University of Michigan. News and Information Services. Faculty and Staff Files, 1944-2005 (bulk 1960-1995) Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
creatorOf Pollock, James K. (James Kerr), 1898-1968. James Kerr Pollock papers, 1920-1968. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf J. Joseph Herbert Papers, 1880s-1956, 1940-1956 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
referencedIn Alexander G. Ruthven Papers, 1901-1961, 1906-1951 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
creatorOf Shartel, Burke Woods, 1889-1967. Burke Woods Shartel papers, 1901-1959. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Harlan Henthorne Hatcher Papers, 1837-1998, 1891-1986 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
referencedIn University of Michigan Board of Regents Portrait Collection, ca. 1860-ca. 1970 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
creatorOf Hatcher, Harlan, 1898-1998. Harlan Henthorne Hatcher papers, 1837-1998 (bulk 1891-1986). University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Alumni Association (University of Michigan), Individual Photographs, ca. 1880-ca. 1960s Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
referencedIn Shirley Wheeler Smith Papers, 1881-1959 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
creatorOf Herbert, J. Joseph, 1894-1956. J. Joseph Herbert papers, 1917-1956. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn James K. Pollock papers, 1920-1968 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
referencedIn Burke Woods Shartel papers, 1901-1959 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
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associatedWith Durfee, Edgar N. (Edgar Noble), b. 1882. person
associatedWith Hatcher, Harlan, 1898-1998. person
associatedWith Herbert family. family
associatedWith Kelly, Harry F. (Harry Francis), 1895-1971 person
associatedWith McLeod family. family
associatedWith Michigan State Medical Society. corporateBody
associatedWith National Music Camp. corporateBody
associatedWith Pollock, James K. (James Kerr), 1898-1968. person
associatedWith Republican Party (Mich.) corporateBody
associatedWith Ruthven, Alexander Grant, 1882- person
associatedWith Shartel, Burke Woods, 1889-1967. person
associatedWith Smith, Shirley Wheeler, 1875-1959 person
associatedWith Stoner, Willis Gordon, 1880- person
associatedWith University of Michigan corporateBody
associatedWith University of Michigan. Alumni Association. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Michigan. Board of Regents. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Michigan Board of Regents portrait collection corporateBody
associatedWith University of Michigan. News and Information Services. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Michigan
Manistique (Mich.)
Michigan--Manistique
Michigan
Manistique (Mich.)
Manistique (Mich.)
Subject
Lawyers--Michigan--Manistique
Lawyers
Occupation
Activity

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Birth 1894-08-26

Death 1956-07-28

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