Facts and Figures about Michigan

Facts and Figures about Michigan

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1887 edition. Excerpt: ...city. At the age of eighteen he enlisted as a private m the 4th Michigan Infantry, was wounded and taken prisoner in the seven-days' battle before Richmond, and confined in Libby Prison. After his exchange he was promoted lieutenant at Fredericksburgh, commanded Company E at Gettysburg and was there promoted adjutant with which rank he was discharged. He afterwards served as cashier of the Internal Revenue office at Detroit. In 1872 he removed to Alpena and founded the banking house of Geo. L. Maltz & Co. which in 1883 was organized as the A Iihhiii Nut iniml Bank of which he is now nresident. as well as bninir treasurer of the Minor Lumber Company. He has been three times mayor.( the city and has tilled one term as Regent of the University. HEnr1 H. Aflin, Auditor General, was born in Thetford Township, Genesee County, Michigan, April 16,184L His family lived in the city of Flint from 1848 to 1866 and then returned to the farm from which he enlisted in 1861 in Company C, 16th Michigan Infantry. He served through 'he war and was commissioned second-lieutenant in 1866. On his return to Michigan he entered mercantile business at Wenona, now West Bay City, and has ever since been identified with its growth and progress. He took an active and prominent part in local politics and was appointed postmaster by President Grant in November, 1869, and held the office until June, 1886. He has always represented his town and county in local and 3tate conventions for many years and his State in the National convention which nominated Blaine and Logan at Chicago in June, 1884. He was elected auditor-general by a plurality of 16,621, running 10,000 votes ahead of his ticket in the State and 1,908 ahead in his own county. P.nscoE D. Dix, Commissioner...
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  • Paperback | 38 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 86g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123676269X
  • 9781236762696