Election record, 1819.


Detroit (Mich.). Council House. Election record, 1819.

Election record, 1819.

Entitled "A list of poles (polls) taken at an election at the Council House at Detroit the 2nd Sept. 1819" with 416 voters, 5 candidates, and election inspectors (with signatures) for an election of a delegate to Congress. Candidates included: Augustus B. Woodward, J. McCloskey, Henry J. Hunt, John R. Williams, and the winner William Woodbridge. With this public office, Woodbridge began a long life of service to the state, including being a Michigan governor and U.S. Senator. Woodward served as Justice of the Michigan Territorial Supreme Court, 1805-1824. Williams served as Delegate of the First District to the Constitutional Convention, 1835; delegate from Wayne County to the Second Constitutional Convention of Assent, 1836; as the first Mayor of Detroit, 1824-1846, and he prepared Detroit's first charter.

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Woodbridge, William, 1780-1861

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Woodbridge was born in Conn. on Aug. 20, 1780. He served in several high Ohio political positions before moving to Michigan. Woodbridge served as Secretary and Acting Governor of the Territory of Michigan, 1812-1828; Collector of Customs at Detroit, 1814- ; Michigan Territory's first delegate in Congress, 1819-1820; Justice of the Territorial Supreme Court, 1828-1832; Delegate from the 1st District (Detroit) to the Constitutional Convention of 1835; Senator from the 1st District, 1838-1839; Gove...

Hunt, Henry Jackson, 1819-1889

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McCloskey, J., fl. 1819.

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William, John R., 1782 May 4-1854 Oct. 20.

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