Jul. 10, 1805 Shaftsbury Bennington County Vermont, USA
Apr. 2, 1871 Detroit Wayne County Michigan, USA
US Congressman, US Senator. Elected to represent Michigan as At-Large in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1841 to 1843. He was defeated in 1843 as Whig. Also served as a Member of the Michigan State House of Representatives in 1838, Michigan Stae Attorney General from 1855 to 1860, and United States Senator from Michigan from 1889 to 1902.