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John T. Rich

governor

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.

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