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Byron M. Cutcheon

Byron M. Cutcheon, American lawyer, soldier, congressman. Served in Civil war, captain and major 20th Michigan, 1862.

Background

  • Cutcheon, Byron M. was born on May 11, 1836 in Pembroke, N H. Son of James M. and Hannah (Tripp) Cutcheon.

  • Education

    • Graduate University of Michigan, 1861. A.M., Bachelor of Laws, 1866.

    Career

    • Served in Civil war, captain and major 20th Michigan, 1862. Lieutenant colonel and colonel, 1863. Brevetted brigadier general, 1865.

      Admitted to bar, 1866. Regent University of Michigan, 1875-1883. Member Congress, 1883-1891.

      Member United States Board of Ordnance and Fortification, 1891-1895. Editorial writer, 1895-1898. Practicing law, since 1898.

    Works

    • Editorial writer, 1895-1898. Practicing law, since 1898.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Served in Civil war, captain and major 20th Michigan, 1862.

    Connections

    • Married Marie Amnie Warner, June 22, 1863.
    • father: James M. Cutcheon
    • mother: Hannah (Tripp) Cutcheon
    • spouse: Marie Amnie Warner
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    Born March 11, 1836
    Died 1908
    (aged 71)
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