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James Couzens
Birth: Aug. 26, 1872
Chatham
Ontario, Canada
Death: Oct. 22, 1936
Detroit
Wayne County
Michigan, USA

U.S. Senator. In 1909, he moved to Detroit, Michigan, was a railroad car checker (1890-97), clerk in the coal business (1897-1903) and was associated with the Ford Motor Company, (1903-19). He was president of the Bank of Detroit, director of the Detroit Trust Company, commissioner of street railways (1913-15), commissioner of the metropolitan police department (1916-18) and Mayor of Detroit, (1919-22). In 1922, he was appointed as a Republican to the United States Senate and served until his death at age 64. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Frank Couzens (1902 - 1950)*
 
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Burial:
Woodlawn Cemetery
Detroit
Wayne County
Michigan, USA
 
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Record added: Mar 05, 2003
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James Couzens
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James Couzens
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James Couzens
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James, you were an incredible humanitarian in life, and as I write my novel, "The Angels of May," your work and generosity will forever be revered and affectionately remembered. (Bath School Disaster of May 18, 1927). May your life in Heaven be filled wit...(Read more)
- Douglas Haney
 Added: Dec. 19, 2015

- Alan Brownsten
 Added: Oct. 22, 2015
son of James joseph couzens and emma cliff both of london england
- Gleek
 Added: Sep. 14, 2015
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