Sligh Family Papers 1842-1967

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Sligh Family Papers, 1842-1967

Sligh Family Papers 1842-1967

Grand Rapids, Michigan family, involved in furniture making and other businesses, also active in local state and Republican Party politics and businessmen's associations. Papers include family papers and correspondence, business records, scrapbooks and visual materials.

27 linear ft. (28 boxes), 30 v. (outsize), and 1 folder (outsize)

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Rich, John T. (John Treadway), 1841-1926

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Born in Conneautville, Pennsylvania, April 23, 1841.Came to Michigan in 1848 and was a farmer. From 1872-1880 a representative in the State Legislature; 1880, in Senate; 1881, U.S. House of Representatives; commissioner of Railroads, 1887-1891; Governor of Michigan., 1892-1896; collector of customs, Detroit, 1898-1906; State treasurer, 1908-1913; collector of customs, Port Huron, Michigan 1908-1913; died in St. Petersburg, Florida, 1925. (from Cong. Dir.) (blue index cards) From the ...

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Russell A. Alger

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William P. Belden

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Lakeview Oil Company.

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Watkins, Charles W., b. 1844

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California Land and Water Company.

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Martin J. Cavanaugh

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Cavanaugh, Martin J., 1866-

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McMillan, James.

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Clyde H. Geerlings

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Robert Burns Sligh

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John A. Hannah

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John G. Emery.

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Hopkins, Samuel W.

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Cutcheon, Byron M., 1836-1908

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Resident of Ypsilanti, Michigan, and officer in the 20th Michigan Infantry and the 27th Michigan Infantry, during the Civil War; later Regent of University of Michigan and U.S. Congressman. From the description of Byron Mac Cutcheon autobiography, 1883-1888 [microform] (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 80095196 From the description of Byron Mac Cutcheon autobiography, 1883-1888. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422798 Resident of Ypsilanti...

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Bliss, Aaron Tyler, 1946-

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Luce, Cyrus Gray, 1824-1905.

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Miller, Clement F., b. 1830.

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Bill Shannon

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Charles R. Sligh Co.

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Sligh, Mary Stowell Conger

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Pingree, Hazen S., 1840-1901

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Mayor of Detroit (1890-1896; Governor of Michigan (1896-1900) From the description of Hazen S. Pingree papers, 1889-1926 (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 631650526 Mayor of Detroit and governor of Michigan. From the description of Hazen Smith Pingree papers, 1896 and 1901. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418845 ...

Sligh, Charles R., Jr. (Charles Robert), 1906-1997

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Sligh, Robert

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Sligh, Edith Clark

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Kennedy, John F., 1942-

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Walder Warner

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Sly, Alexander C., 1863-

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Al Friendly

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Emery, John Garfield, 1881-

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Burrows, Julius C. (Julius Caesar), 1837-1915

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Republican U.S. Senator from Michigan, 1895-1911. From the description of Julius Caesar Burrows diary, 1867. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419912 Born January 9, 1837 in Erie Co, Pennsylvania; attended school in Ohio; admitted to the bar at Jefferson, Ohio, 1859; Principle of Richland Seminary in Kalamazoo County, 1859; practiced law, 1861; raised a company for 17th Regiment Michigan Volunteer Infantry, 1862, served as captain until 1863; elected Circuit Co...

Cudney, Charles H., 1828-1904.

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Sligh family

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The Sligh family of Grand Rapids, Michigan have been prominent businessmen and furniture makers for over one hundred years. The first generation of Slighs to come to western Michigan was James W. Sligh (1821-1963) who was a clothier and not a furniture maker. Immigrating from Scotland to Canada in 1833, and from there to Rochester, New York, in 1838, James W. Sligh finally settled in Grand Rapids in 1848. When civil war broke out, he entered service as captain with Company F, 1st Mi...

Walker, George D., 1820-1863.

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Erwin C. Watkins

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Whiting, Justin Rice

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Arthur H. Summerfield

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Mantle, Lee, 1851-1934

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Grand Army of the Republic

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Michigan. Constitutional Convention (1907-1908)

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Henry Morgenthau (b. April 26, 1856, Mannheim, German Confederation–d. November 25, 1946, New York City, NY) was born to wealthy parents in Mannheim German where his father had successful cigar factory in German. The family emigrated to the US in 1866. Morgenthau attended City College of New York and Columbia Law School. In the 1910s he became invovled in the Democratic party and donated handsomely to Woodrow Wilson's election campaign in 1912. He was appointed ambassador to Ottoman Empire (1913...

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Michigan Society for Crippled Children.

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Sligh, Charles R., Jr. (Charles Robert), 1906-1997

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Towne, Charles A. (Charles Arnette), 1858-1928

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Drake, Richard L.

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Republican Party (Mich.)

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Meany, George, 1894-1980

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Labor official; interviewee d.1980. From the description of Reminiscences of George Meany : oral history, 1957. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122587289 President, AFL-CIO, 1955-1980. George Meany (1894-1980) was elected president of the American Federation of Labor (A.F. of L.) in 1952. His efforts to unite his organization with its rival, the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO), was successful, and he was ...

National Security League

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Rich, John T. (John Treadway), 1841-1926

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Born in Conneautville, Pennsylvania, April 23, 1841.Came to Michigan in 1848 and was a farmer. From 1872-1880 a representative in the State Legislature; 1880, in Senate; 1881, U.S. House of Representatives; commissioner of Railroads, 1887-1891; Governor of Michigan., 1892-1896; collector of customs, Detroit, 1898-1906; State treasurer, 1908-1913; collector of customs, Port Huron, Michigan 1908-1913; died in St. Petersburg, Florida, 1925. (from Cong. Dir.) (blue index cards) From the ...

Cutcheon, Byron M., 1836-1908

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Resident of Ypsilanti, Michigan, and officer in the 20th Michigan Infantry and the 27th Michigan Infantry, during the Civil War; later Regent of University of Michigan and U.S. Congressman. From the description of Byron Mac Cutcheon autobiography, 1883-1888 [microform] (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 80095196 From the description of Byron Mac Cutcheon autobiography, 1883-1888. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422798 Resident of Ypsilanti...

Ferry, Thomas W. (Thomas White), 1827-1896

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United States Senator and Representative from Michigan. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to President Grant, 1873 Mar. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270531104 Member of Congress (1865-1867 and 1869-1871) and the United Stated Senate (1871-1883) from western Michigan. From the description of Thomas White Ferry papers, 1866, 1881, and 1891. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 300035211 Born in the old mission hous...

Burton, Marion Le Roy, 1874-1925

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President of University of Michigan, 1920-1925. From the description of Marion LeRoy Burton papers, 1895-1925. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 80711269 From the description of Marion LeRoy Burton papers, 1901-1925. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422205 M. L. Burton was president of the University of Minnesota from 1917 to 1920. From the description of M.L. Burton papers, 1917-1920. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). Wo...

Bliss, Aaron Thomas, 1837-1906.

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Charles Cudney

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Santiam Timber Corporation

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Ted Granik

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Whiting, Justin Rice, 1847-1903.

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Stockbridge, Francis Brown, 1826-1894

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George Walker

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Michigan State Senate

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Stockbridge, Mr. (Francis Brown), 1826-1894.

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National Association of Manufacturers (U.S.)

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The National Association of Manufacturers (N.A.M.) was organized in January 1895 as a political lobbying organization representing the interests of America's manufacturers who wanted to maintain a high protective tariff. By the beginning of the twentieth century, N.A.M. sought to curtail the power of organized labor and maintain the open shop. During the New Deal period and World War II, N.A.M. became a significant force in the Republican coalition seeking to decrease the growing role of the sta...

Warner, Frederick Maltby, 1865-1923

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Fred M. Warner, of Farmington, Oakland County, was born in Hickling, Nottinghamshire, England, July 21, 1865. His mother died shortly after moving to the U.S. He was adopted by Hon. P.D. Warner of Farmington. Fred Warner attended the State Agricultural College for one term before becoming a clerk in his father's store. He took over the business and successfully ran it for 20 years. In 1889, he established a large cheese factory in Farmington, which led to the establishment of other factories acr...

President Eisenhower

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Goodspeed, Richard D.

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Foote, Mark, 1882-1957.

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Hopkins, Samuel W.

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George White

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Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925

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Epithet: formerly priest British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000795.0x0002de Lawyer, orator, politician, presidential candidate, and secretary of state. From the description of Letters, 1910. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 46763818 U. S. Congressman, three-time Democratic presidential nominee, secretary of state under Woodrow Wilson, and publisher and editor of the weekly...

Burrows, Julius C

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Michigan. Legislature. Senate

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Nevins, William S., b. 1829.

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Sidney Abbot

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Holden, Ebenezer

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William Nevins

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Democratic Party (Mich.)

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The Democratic Party of Michigan is a non-profit organization affiliated with the Democratic National Committee, and its State Chairman is a member of the Association of State Democratic chairs. The group is dedicated to supporting Democratic candidates for public office in the state of Michigan, promoting the party in Michigan, and fielding the concerns of Michigan citizens as part of their effort to affect legislative change. Although the Democratic Party State Central...

D. A. Reynolds

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Wells, Albert, b. 1835

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Groesbeck, Alexander J. (Alexander Joseph), 1873-1953

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Bernard Kilgore

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Alger, R. A. (Russell Alexander), 1836-1907

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Alger (1836-1907) served as U.S. Senator from Michigan, 1902-1907. He was a Republican. (Information from Senators of the U.S.). Scripps served as Michigan Senator from the Third District, 1903-1904. He was born in England in 1835 and came to the U.S. in 1844. Scripps worked as a reporter for the Chicago Tribune in 1857. After settling in Detroit in 1859, he managed the Detroit Tribune until 1863 when he founded the Detroit Evening News. In 1862, Scripps married Harriet J. Messinger. He was acti...

Sligh Lowry Furniture Company)

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Clark-Sligh Timber Company

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National Association of Manufacturers (U.S.)

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The National Association of Manufacturers (N.A.M.) was organized in January 1895 as a political lobbying organization representing the interests of America's manufacturers who wanted to maintain a high protective tariff. By the beginning of the twentieth century, N.A.M. sought to curtail the power of organized labor and maintain the open shop. During the New Deal period and World War II, N.A.M. became a significant force in the Republican coalition seeking to decrease the growing role of the sta...

McGrath, John W., b. 1837.

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Knox, Frank, 1874-1944

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U.S. secretary of the navy and newspaper editor and publisher and . From the description of Papers of Frank Knox, 1898-1954. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83869738 Publisher of the Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, E̲v̲e̲n̲i̲n̲g̲ N̲e̲w̲s̲, 1901-1910, and of the C̲h̲i̲c̲a̲g̲o̲ D̲a̲i̲l̲y̲ N̲e̲w̲s̲, 1931-1944, campaign manager for Chase S. Osborn in 1910, Republican vice presidential candidate in 1936, and Franklin D. Roosevelt's Secretary of the Navy. From the descripti...

George Meany

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Patton, John, 1850-1907

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Born at Corwensville, Clearfield Co., Va. Oct 30, 1850, grad. from Philip's Academy, from Yale in 1875, Columbia Law School in 1877. Moved to Grand Rapids, Mich., in 1878. Practiced law, appointed by Gov. to fill term of Senator Stockbridge, 1894-1895. (from Mich. Biog. V. 1 p. 179) (blue index cards). From the description of John Patton papers, 1892 (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 600096141 Lawyer at Grand Rapids, Michigan and Republican U.S. Senator, 1894-189...

Sligh, Charles R., Jr. (Charles Robert), 1906-1997

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Sligh, James Wilson

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Sligh, Gertrude C.

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Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.)

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The Committee for Industrial Organization was formed by the presidents of eight international unions in 1935. The presidents of these unions were dissatisfied with the American Federation of Labor's unwillingness to commit itself to a program of organizing industrial unions. In 1936, the A.F. of L. suspended the ten unions which proceeded to organize an independent federation, the Congress of Industrial Organizations. The CIO subsequently became the A.F. of L.'s chief rival for the leadership of...

Warner, Fred

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Foote, Mark

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Turner, James M., 1945-....

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Hopkins, Enos, 1821-1896.

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Ron Cochran

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Mary Stowell Sligh

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Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969

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Dwight David Eisenhower (1890-1969) was leader of the Allied forces in Europe in World War II, commander of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), and the thirty-fourth president of the United States, from January 20, 1953, to January 20, 1961. Eisenhower was born on October 14, 1890, in Denison, Texas, the third son of David Jacob Eisenhower, a railroad worker, and Ida Elizabeth Stover. In 1891, the family moved to Abilene, Kansas, where David accepted a job at a local creamery run by ...

William Innes

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John McGrath

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Eliza Wilson Sligh

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American Federation of Labor

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Labor organization. From the description of American Federation of Labor records, 1883-1925. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980267 ...

Charles W. Watkins

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James M. Sligh

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Allen B. Morse

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Summerfield, Arthur E. (Arthur Ellsworth), 1899-1972

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Arthur Ellsworth Summerfield (1899-1972) was Chairman of the Republican National Committee from 1952 to 1953, and served as Postmaster General of the United States from 1953 to 1961. From the description of Summerfield, Arthur E. (Arthur Ellsworth), 1899-1972 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10609665 Government official. From the description of Reminiscences of Arthur E. Summerfield : oral history, 1970. (Columbia University In the City ...

Vandenberg, Arthur H. (Arthur Hendrick), 1884-1951

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U.S. Senator from Michigan (1928-1951). From the description of Arthur H. Vandenberg papers, 1936-1941. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 620820101 Republican member of the U.S. Senate from Michigan, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and delegate to the United Nations Conference in San Francisco in 1945. From the description of Arthur Hendrick Vandenberg visual materials series [microform]. ca. 1896-1950. (University of Michigan). Wo...

Holden, Ebenezer G. D., 1845-1912

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Vandenberg, Arthur H. Junior

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Smith, William Alden, 1859-1932

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Smith was a United States Congressman from Michigan. From the description of Papers, 1900. (Joint Archive of Holland, History Research Center). WorldCat record id: 30535742 Smith was a Republican from Grand Rapids (Mich.) He served as U.S. Senator, 1907-1919, and U.S. Representative, 1895-1906. (For further information see the photocopied biography from the Michigan Manual, 1917 in the folder.) From the description of Guest book, 1907,1919. (Clarke Historical Lib...

Sligh, Charles R., Jr. (Charles Robert), 1906-1997

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Lighthall, Dow L., b. 1809.

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Michigan. State Highway Dept.

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Ford, Henry, 1863-1947

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Industrialist and philanthropist Henry Ford, born July 30, 1863, grew up on a farm in what is now Dearborn, Michigan. Mechanically inclined from an early age, he worked in Detroit machine shops as a young man and became an engineer at the Edison Illuminating Company in 1891. Henry and Clara Jane Bryant, married in 1888, had one child, Edsel, born in 1893. In that same year, Henry tested his first internal combustion engine, and by 1896 completed his first car, the Quadricycle. Ford partnered in ...

Richardson, George F., 1850-1923

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Richardson, George, active 1641

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Epithet: Captain of the H E India Company's Ship ' Ganges.' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001129.0x0002c3 ...

Geerlings, Clyde H., 1904-

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Sligh, Eliza Wilson

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Knox, Frank

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Sligh, Robert Burns, 1856-1879

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Clark-Sligh Timber Co.

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Watkins, Erwin C., b. 1839

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Burton, Marion Le Roy, 1874-1925

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President of University of Michigan, 1920-1925. From the description of Marion LeRoy Burton papers, 1895-1925. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 80711269 From the description of Marion LeRoy Burton papers, 1901-1925. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422205 M. L. Burton was president of the University of Minnesota from 1917 to 1920. From the description of M.L. Burton papers, 1917-1920. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). Wo...

Squier, George Owen, 1865-1934

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Major general in the U.S. Army, physicist, and inventor. From the description of George Owen Squier papers, 1883-1934. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 85778217 From the description of George Owen Squier papers, 1883-1934. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422345 George Owen Squier (b. March 21, 1865, Dryden, Mich.-d. March 24, 1934), Major General in the U.S. Army, graduated from the U.S. Military Academy in 1887 and was a signal officer ...

Cyrus G. Luce

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Kennedy John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963

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John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917, to Joseph P. Kennedy and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy of Brookline, Massachusetts. John Kennedy, the second of nine children, attended Choate Academy (1932-1935), Princeton University (1935-36), Harvard College (1936-40), and Stanford Business School (1941). In 1940, he published a book based on his senior thesis entitled "Why England Slept." The book criticized British policy of Appeasement. In 1941, Kennedy enlisted in the Navy. In August 1943, Kenn...

Ferry, Thomas W. (Thomas White), 1827-1896

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United States Senator and Representative from Michigan. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to President Grant, 1873 Mar. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270531104 Member of Congress (1865-1867 and 1869-1871) and the United Stated Senate (1871-1883) from western Michigan. From the description of Thomas White Ferry papers, 1866, 1881, and 1891. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 300035211 Born in the old mission hous...

Innes, William Powers, 1826-1893.

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Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925

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Epithet: formerly priest British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000795.0x0002de Lawyer, orator, politician, presidential candidate, and secretary of state. From the description of Letters, 1910. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 46763818 U. S. Congressman, three-time Democratic presidential nominee, secretary of state under Woodrow Wilson, and publisher and editor of the weekly...

White, George W., b. 1828.

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Sligh, James May, 1844-1921.

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Reuther, Walter P.

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Sligh, Charles R., 1850-1927

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Ferris, Woodbridge

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Turner, James Munroe, 1850-1896.

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Lansing, Michigan farmer, businessman and mayor, and Republican nominee for Governor, 1890. From the description of James Munroe Turner papers, 1850-1898. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422543 ...

Ferris, Woodbridge N., 1853-1928

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Michigan Democratic governor, 1913-1917, U.S. Senator, 1922-1928, and founder of Ferris Industrial School (later Ferris Institute). From the description of Woodbridge N. Ferris papers, 1878-1940. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 154302100 Governor of Michigan 1913-1916; U.S. Senator 1922-1928. From the description of Woodbridge Nathan Ferris correspondence, 1914 March 12. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 430035096 ...

Edson Gifford

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Drake, Richard L.

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Sligh, Mary Stowell Conger, 1854-1903

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Gifford, Edson P., b. 1832.

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Michigan School of Religion.

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Walter Reuther

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Mantle, Lee, 1851-1934

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David Jewell

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Baker, Fred A.

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O. W. Lowry

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McGill, Charles William, 1865-

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Frank Blair

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Pingree, Hazen S., 1840-1901

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Mayor of Detroit (1890-1896; Governor of Michigan (1896-1900) From the description of Hazen S. Pingree papers, 1889-1926 (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 631650526 Mayor of Detroit and governor of Michigan. From the description of Hazen Smith Pingree papers, 1896 and 1901. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418845 ...

Reuther, Walter, 1907-1970

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Clement Miller

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Ford motor company

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When Ford Motor Company was founded in 1903, Alexander Y. Malcolmson was elected the Company's first treasurer, but his assistant James Couzens actually managed financial functions. People holding the position of Ford Motor Company treasurer from 1903 to 1955 included Alexander Y. Malcolmson, 1903-1906; James J. Couzens, 1906-1915; Frank L. Klingensmith, 1915-1921; Edsel B Ford, 1921-1943; B. J. Craig, 1943-1946; and L. E. Briggs, 1946-1955. In 1903, the business office was in a small building o...

Curtis, William Eleroy, 1850-1911

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American journalist. From the description of Typed letters signed (4) : Washington, D.C., to Harper & Brothers, 1891 Apr. 27-July 28. (Morgan Library & Museum). WorldCat record id: 81020876 Curtis was chief of the Latin-American department of the Chicago Record . From the guide to the William Eleroy Curtis Scrapbooks, 1874-1911, 1885-1911, (Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections) Traveling correspondent for two...

Osborn, Chase S. (Chase Salmon), 1860-1949

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Author and newspaper editor at Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, University of Michigan regent and Republican governor of Michigan, 1911-1912. From the description of Chase Salmon Osborn papers, 1889-1949. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423228 Chase S. Osborn was born in Huntington County, Indiana on January 22, 1860, the son of George A. and Margaret (Fannon) Osborn. He married Lillian G. Jones on May 7, 1881. Osborn was a newspaperman and author before becoming ...

Spencer Allen

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Alexander C. Sly

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Morse, Allen Benton, 1839-1921.

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Michigan Supreme Court Justice and U.S. Consul. From the description of Allen Benton Morse papers, 1885-1898. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34420317 Allen Benton Morse was born January 7, 1839, in Otisco, Ionia County, Michigan. His parents were Jon L. and Susan (Cowles) Morse. Morse attended Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University) from 1857-1859. In 1861, he enlisted as a sergeant in Company B, 16th Michigan Infantry. On December 16, 18...

Jewell, David A., b. 1828.

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McMillan, James, 1838-1902

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Detroit industrialist and U.S. Senator (1889-1902). Purchasing agent for the Detroit & Milwaukee railroad; organizer of the Michigan Car Co., 1863; president of the Duluth South Shore & Atlantic Railroad; member of Marquette, Houghton and Ontonagon Railroad and Detroit City Railroad; president of the Detroit Board of Park Commissioners and the Detroit Board of Estimates; member of the Republican State Central Committee, 1876. Was also a member of the following firms: Detroit Car Wheel Co...

Richard C. Mosher

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Baker, Frederick A., b. 1846

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Osborn, Chase S. (Chase Salmon), 1860-1949

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Author and newspaper editor at Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, University of Michigan regent and Republican governor of Michigan, 1911-1912. From the description of Chase Salmon Osborn papers, 1889-1949. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423228 Chase S. Osborn was born in Huntington County, Indiana on January 22, 1860, the son of George A. and Margaret (Fannon) Osborn. He married Lillian G. Jones on May 7, 1881. Osborn was a newspaperman and author before becoming ...

Sligh, James Wilson, 1821-1863.

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Smith, William Alden, 1859-1932

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Smith was a United States Congressman from Michigan. From the description of Papers, 1900. (Joint Archive of Holland, History Research Center). WorldCat record id: 30535742 Smith was a Republican from Grand Rapids (Mich.) He served as U.S. Senator, 1907-1919, and U.S. Representative, 1895-1906. (For further information see the photocopied biography from the Michigan Manual, 1917 in the folder.) From the description of Guest book, 1907,1919. (Clarke Historical Lib...

Abbott, Sidney D., b. 1826.

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Hannah, John A., 1902-1991

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Enos Hopkins

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Curtis, William E.

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Michigan State university

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Sligh Furniture Company

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