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Austin Eli Wing
Birth: Feb. 3, 1792
Conway
Franklin County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Aug. 27, 1849
Cleveland
Cuyahoga County
Ohio, USA

US Congressman. His family moved to Marietta, Ohio when he was a boy. He attended Ohio's Athens College and in 1814 graduated from Williams College in Massachusetts. Wing then relocated to Michigan Territory and settled in Detroit. He served as private secretary to Territorial Governor Lewis Cass and studied law with future Governor and US Senator William Woodbridge. He was then admitted to the bar and became one of early Michigan's most prominent attorneys while also serving as Wayne County Sheriff. In 1824 he was elected as Michigan's non-voting Delegate in the US House of Representatives and served two terms, 1825 to 1829. Wing then moved to Monroe, Michigan, and in 1830 was elected again as Michigan's Delegate to the US House, serving one term, 1831 to 1833. He was a founder of the Whig Party in the mid 1830s. In 1842 he served in the Michigan House of Representatives, and in 1845 he became a member of the University of Michigan Board of Regents. In 1846 he was appointed as Michigan's US Marshal, with his jurisdiction covering Illinois and Wisconsin. In 1849 he was taken ill and sought treatment at a sanitarium in Cleveland, where he died. (bio by: Bill McKern) 
 
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 Parents:
  Mary Oliver Wing (1771 - 1810)
 
 Sibling:
  Austin Eli Wing (1792 - 1849)
  Mary Wing Spooner (1795 - 1819)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Woodland Cemetery
Monroe
Monroe County
Michigan, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Bill McKern
Record added: Sep 05, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21377737
Austin Eli Wing
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