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Byron M. Cutcheon

lawyer , soldier , congressman

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.

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