Bagg, John Sherman, 1807-1876.

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John Sherman Bagg, Michigan politician and editor-owner of the Detroit free press, was an ardent Democrat, active in regional politics and in close contact with most of the prominent Michigan Democrats during the 1840's and 1850's. He was appointed state printer in 1841, postmaster of the city of Detroit in 1845, and U.S. Marshal in charge of the Michigan census of 1859.

From the description of Papers of John Sherman Bagg, 1835-1876. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122443486

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Birth 1807

Death 1876

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