Fletcher, Frank Ward, 1853-1922.

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Frank Ward Fletcher was born in Boston on May 16, 1853. At a young age, he moved with his parents to Detroit where he received his early education. He received his B.A. degree from the University of Michigan in 1875, then completed his education at the Boston Institute of Technology and the Columbia School of Mines. He joined his father in George N. Fletcher's extensive lumbering and mining interests in the vicinity of Alpena, Michigan. The younger Fletcher devoted his energy to increasing and developing Alpena industries, being instrumental in the organization of the Alpena Paper Co. and the Fletcher Paper Company. Politically active, Fletcher served two-terms as regent of the University of Michigan from 1894 to 1910. He did not seek a third term. He died December 18, 1922.

From the guide to the Frank Ward Fletcher papers, 1875-1922, (Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan)

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Herbert F. Baker Papers, 1904-1926 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
creatorOf Comstock, William Alfred, 1877-1949. William Alfred Comstock papers, 1899-1949. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Chase S. Osborn Papers, ca. 1870-1949, 1889-1949 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
referencedIn Harry Burns Hutchins Papers, 1879-1930 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
referencedIn Victor Hugo Lane papers, 1897-1929 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
referencedIn Marion L. Burton Papers, 1895-1925, 1921-1925 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
referencedIn James B. Angell Papers, 1845-1916 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
referencedIn Fletcher Family Papers, 1856-1936 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
creatorOf Frank Ward Fletcher papers, 1875-1922 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
creatorOf Lane, Victor H. (Victor Hugo), 1852-1930. Victor Hugo Lane papers, 1897-1929. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
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associatedWith Angell, James Burrill, 1829-1916 person
associatedWith Baker, Herbert F., 1862-1930 person
associatedWith Burton, Marion Le Roy, 1874-1925 person
associatedWith Comstock, William Alfred, 1877-1949. person
associatedWith Fletcher family. family
associatedWith Fletcher Family family
associatedWith Fletcher, George N., b. 1813 person
associatedWith Hanna, Marcus Alonzo, 1837-1904 person
associatedWith Hutchins, Harry B. (Harry Burns), 1847-1930 person
associatedWith Lane, Victor Hugo, 1952-1930 corporateBody
associatedWith Lane, Victor H. (Victor Hugo), 1852-1930. person
associatedWith Osborn, Chase S. (Chase Salmon), b. 1860 person
associatedWith Republican Party (Mich.) corporateBody
associatedWith University of Michigan. Board of Regents. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Michigan Board of Regents portrait collection corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Michigan
Alpena (Mich.)
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Logging--Michigan--Alpena
Lumbering--Michigan--Alpena
Elections--Michigan--1896
Elections--Michigan--1898
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Birth 1853

Death 1922

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