Green, Fred W. (Fred Warren), 1872-1936

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Republican governor of Michigan, 1927-1930, from Ionia.

From the description of Fred Warren Green papers, 1881-1939. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418362

Fred Warren Green was born Oct. 20, 1872, in Manistee, Michigan. He graduated from the Law School of the University of Michigan in 1898, then served in the Spanish-American War, commanding Company G, 31st Michigan Volunteer Infantry in Cuba. After the war, he practiced law in Ypsilanti, also becoming owner of a furniture company. In the 1920s he moved his law practice and business affairs to Ionia, Michigan.

Politically active, Green served as mayor of Ionia, was treasurer of the Republican State Central Committee for 10 years, and was a delegate to several national conventions. In 1926, he defeated the incumbent Alexander Groesbeck to win the Republican gubernatorial nomination. In the general election he defeated Democrat William Comstock. He won re-elected in 1928, but did not seek a third term in 1930. He died Nov. 30, 1936.

From the guide to the Fred W. Green papers, 1881-1939, (Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan)

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referencedIn Percy W. Cromwell cartoons, ca. 1918-ca. 1932 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Michigan Civil Service Study Commission records, 1935-1941 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn James Orin Murfin papers, 1896-1940 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Gillespie, Glenn C. (Glenn Carlton), 1885-1959. Glenn C. Gillespie visual material series. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Frank D. McKay Papers, 1909-1965 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Herbert F. Baker Papers, 1904-1926 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Beal, Junius E. (Junius Emery), 1860-1942. Junius Emery Beal papers, 1869-1946. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Rudolph E. Reichert Papers, 1907-1962 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Engel, Albert J. (Albert Joseph), 1888-1959. Albert Joseph Engel papers, 1911-1959. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Howard Cyrus Lawrence Papers, 1916-1966 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Edwin Denby papers, 1845-1846, 1880-1927 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Hanchett, Benjamin Sawtell, 1868-1933. Benjamin S. Hanchett papers, 1888-1958. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Hastings, Walter E., d. 1965. Walter E. Hastings papers, 1921-1962. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Junius E. Beal Papers, 1869-1946 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Macalla, Michael J. Michael J. Macalla papers, 1918-1956. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Lucius L. Hubbard papers, 1871-1935 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Allan M. Williams Papers, 1930-1979 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Governors of Michigan. Library of Michigan
referencedIn Marshall L. Cook and William R. Cook papers, 1880-1945 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Earl C. Michener papers, 1898-1934 and 1940-1954, 1904-1934 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Webber, Louis, 1882-. Louis Webber correspondence, 1929-1955. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Glenn C. Gillespie papers, 1905-1959 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Dillman, Grover C. (Grover Cleveland) 1889-1979. Grover C. Dillman Papers, 1845-1974. Michigan Technological University, J.R. Van Pelt & Opie Library; Michigan Tech
referencedIn Alexander G. Ruthven Papers, 1901-1961, 1906-1951 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Chase S. Osborn Papers, ca. 1870-1949, 1889-1949 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Wheeler, Frederick, 1862-. Frederick Wheeler papers, 1859-1941. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Hinsdale, W. B. (Wilbert B.), 1851-1944. W.B. Hinsdale papers, 1895-1934. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Denby, Edwin, 1870-1929. Edwin Denby papers, 1845-1846 and 1880-1929. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn W. B. Hinsdale papers, 1893-1942, 1922-1938 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Gilbert T. Shilson papers, 1919 and 1929 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn John Klaerr Walsh papers, 1928-1958 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Wright, J. C. (John Couchois), 1874-. Papers, 1934-1935. Clarke Historical Library
referencedIn James Oliver Curwood papers, 1897-1927 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Shorts, Robert P. (Robert Perry), 1879-1975. Robert P. Shorts papers, 1924-1934 and 1939-1961. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Dunn, Roland Glen, 1893-1972. Roland G. Dunn papers, 1918-1972. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Joseph Ralston Hayden Papers, 1854-1975 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Frank Dwight Fitzgerald papers, 1928-1944, 1930-1939 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Fred W. Green papers, 1881-1939 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Reichert, Rudolph E. (Rudolph Edward), 1887-1965. Rudolph Edward Reichert papers, 1907-1965. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Shirley Wheeler Smith Papers, 1881-1959 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn McKay, Frank D., 1883-. Frank D. McKay papers, 1909-1965. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Michener, Earl Cory, 1876-1957. Earl C. Michener papers, 1898-1934 and 1940-1954. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Fitzgerald, Frank D. (Frank Dwight), 1885-1939. Frank Dwight Fitzgerald papers, 1928-1944. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn George Murphy papers, 1911-1961 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Hinsdale, W. B. (Wilbert B.), 1851-1944. W.B. Hinsdale papers, 1893-1942 (bulk 1922-1938). University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Clarence Cook Little papers, 1924-1929 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927. James Oliver Curwood papers, 1897-1927. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Michael J. Macalla papers, 1918-1956 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Engel, Albert J. (Albert Joseph), 1888-1959. Albert Joseph Engel papers, 1885-1960. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Williams, Allan M. (Allan Mackenzie), 1892-1979. Allan M. Williams papers, 1930-1979. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Sink, Charles A. (Charles Albert), 1879-1972. Charles Albert Sink papers, 1907-1996. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Hayden, Joseph Ralston, 1887-1945. Joseph Ralston Hayden papers, 1854-1948. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Comstock, William Alfred, 1877-1949. William Alfred Comstock papers, 1899-1949. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Reichert, Rudolph E. (Rudolph Edward), 1887-1965. Rudolph Edward Reichert papers, 1907-1962. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Walsh, John Klaerr, 1887-1964. John Klaerr Walsh papers, 1928-1958. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Green, Fred W. (Fred Warren), 1872-1936. Fred Warren Green papers, 1881-1939. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn McKay, Frank D., 1883-. Frank McKay papers, 1909-1965. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Mott, Charles Stewart, 1875-1973. Papers, 1896-1973. University of Michigan-Flint, Frances Willson Thompson Library
referencedIn Arthur J. Lacy Papers, 1891-1975 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Charles A. Sink Papers, 1890s-1996 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Mertz, William C. Papers, 1892,1966. Clarke Historical Library
creatorOf Gridley family. Gridley family papers, 1837-1939. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Young, Leigh Jarvis, 1883-1960. Leigh Jarvis Young papers, 1908-1960. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Warren W. Florer papers, 1877-1955 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn William B. Mershon Papers, 1848-1943 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Donald S. Leonard Papers, 1925-1966 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Wilber M. Brucker Papers, 1877-1968 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Claude Halstead Van Tyne papers, 1885-1930 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Prentiss Marsh Brown Papers, 1902-1973 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Cramton, Louis C. (Louis Convers), b. 1875. Louis Convers Cramton papers, 1896-1966. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Arthur H. Vandenberg papers, 1884-1974, 1915-1951 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Hanchett, Benjamin Sawtell, 1868-1933. Benjamin S. Hanchett papers, 1888-1958. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Comstock, William Alfred, 1877-1949. William Alfred Comstock papers, 1899-1949. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Pearce, Webster Houston, 1876-1940. Webster Houston Pearce papers, 1929-1941. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Florer, Warren Washburn, 1869-1958. Warren W. Florer papers, 1877-1955. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Michigan. Governor (1927-1930 : Green). [Messages to the Legislature] / Fred W. Green. Library of Michigan
creatorOf Hubbard, Lucius L. (Lucius Lee), 1849-1933. Lucius Lee Hubbard papers, 1871-1935. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Albert Joseph Engel Papers, 1885-1960 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Michigan. Civil Service Study Commission. Michigan Civil Service Study Commission records, 1935-1942. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Louis C. Cramton Papers, ca. 1865-1966, 1916-1965 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Benjamin Sawtell Hanchett Papers, 1858 and 1888-1958, 1888-1931 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
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associatedWith Abbott, Horatio J. (Horatio Johnson), 1876-1936. person
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associatedWith Brown, Prentiss Marsh, 1889-1973 person
associatedWith Brucker, Wilber Marion, 1894-1968. person
associatedWith Comstock, William Alfred, 1877-1949. person
associatedWith Cook, Marshall L., 1858-1955 person
associatedWith Couzens, James, 1872-1936. person
associatedWith Cramton, Louis C. (Louis Convers), b. 1875. person
associatedWith Crawford, Fred L. (Fred Lewis), 1888-1957. person
associatedWith Cromwell, Percy W. person
associatedWith Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927. person
associatedWith Dempsey, Jack, 1895-1983. person
associatedWith Denby, Edwin, 1870-1929. person
associatedWith Dillman, Grover C. (Grover Cleveland) 1889-1979. person
associatedWith Dunn, Roland Glen, 1893-1972. person
associatedWith Engel, Albert J. (Albert Joseph), 1888-1959. person
associatedWith Ferguson, Homer, 1889-1982. person
associatedWith Fitzgerald, Frank D. (Frank Dwight), 1885-1939. person
associatedWith Fitzgerald, Frank Dwight, 1885-1939 person
associatedWith Florer, Warren Washburn, 1869- person
associatedWith Gillespie, Glenn C. (Glenn Carlton), 1885-1959. person
associatedWith Green family. family
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associatedWith Guest, Edgar A. (Edgar Albert), 1881-1959. person
associatedWith Hanchett, Benjamin Sawtell, 1868-1933. person
associatedWith Hastings, Walter E., d. 1965. person
associatedWith Hayden, Joseph Ralston, 1887-1945 person
associatedWith Hinsdale, W. B. (Wilbert B.), 1851-1944. person
associatedWith Hubbard, Lucius L. (Lucius Lee), 1849-1933. person
associatedWith Knox, Frank, 1874-1944. person
associatedWith Lacy, Arthur J. (Arthur Jay), 1876-1975 person
associatedWith Lawrence, Howard C. (Howard Cyrus), 1890-1961. person
associatedWith Leonard, Donald S. (Donald Sparling), 1903-1976 person
associatedWith Little, Clarence C. (Clarence Cook), b. 1888 person
associatedWith Macalla, Michael J. person
associatedWith Macalla, Michael J. person
associatedWith McKay, Frank D., 1883- person
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associatedWith Michener, Earl Cory, 1876-1957. person
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associatedWith Michigan. Civil Service Study Commission. corporateBody
associatedWith Michigan. Civil Service Study Commission. corporateBody
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associatedWith Michigan State Normal College corporateBody
associatedWith Mott, Charles Stewart, 1875-1973. person
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associatedWith Murphy, George, 1897-1961 person
associatedWith Musselwhite, Harry Webster, 1868-1955. person
associatedWith Osborn, Chase S. (Chase Salmon), b. 1860. person
associatedWith Pearce, Webster Houston, 1876-1940. person
associatedWith Pollock, James K. (James Kerr), 1898-1968. person
associatedWith Potter, William W., 1869-1940. person
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associatedWith Smith, Shirley Wheeler, 1875-1959 person
associatedWith United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 31st (1898) corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 31st, 1898-1899 corporateBody
associatedWith Vandenberg, Arthur H. (Arthur Hendrick), 1884-1951. person
associatedWith Van Tyne, Claude Halstead, 1869-1930 person
associatedWith Van Wagoner, Murray Delos, 1898- person
associatedWith Walsh, John Klaerr, 1887-1964. person
associatedWith Webber, Louis, 1882- person
associatedWith Wheeler, Frederick, 1862- person
associatedWith Williams, Allan M. (Allan Mackenzie), 1892-1979. person
associatedWith Wright, J. C. (John Couchois), 1874- person
associatedWith Yost, Fielding Harris, 1871-1946. person
associatedWith Young, Leigh Jarvis, 1883-1960. person
associatedWith Ypsilanti-Reed Furniture Company (Ionia, Mich.) corporateBody
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Michigan
Mackinac Island (Mich.)
Ionia (Mich.)
Michigan
United States
Ionia (Mich.)
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Donkeys
Spanish--American War, 1898
Governors--Michigan
Horses
Politics and government--1929-1938
Depressions--1929--Michigan
Furniture industry and trade
Parachuting
Symbols
Elections--1926
Politicians--Michigan
Elections--Michigan--1926
Political elections--1926
Elections--Michigan--1936
Depressions--1929-1938
Golf
Furniture industry and trade--Michigan--Ionia
Manufactures
Politics and government--1922-1928
Politicians
Carriages and coaches
Clothing and dress--1921-1930
Elephants
Elections--1936
Occupation
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Birth 1872-10-20

Death 1936-11-30

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