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John T. Rich

John T. Rich, American governor. Member Michigan House of Representatives, 1873-1880 (speaker 1876-1880), Senate, 1880-1881; member 47th Congress (1881-1883).

Background

  • Rich, John T. was born on April 23, 1841 in Conneautville, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John W. and Jerusha (Treadway) Rich.

  • Education

    • Removed to Michigan, 1848, locating at Elba. Educated in public schools.

    Career

    • Farmer from boyhood.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member Michigan House of Representatives, 1873-1880 (speaker 1876-1880), Senate, 1880-1881. Member 47th Congress (1881-1883).

    Connections

    • Married Lucretia M. Winship, March 12, 1863.
    • father: John W. Rich
    • mother: Jerusha (Treadway) Rich
    • spouse: Lucretia M. Winship
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    Died March 28, 1926
    (aged 84)
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