US Congressman. He was a member of the Michigan State house of representatives in 1857 and 1858. In 1859, he was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-sixth, Thirty-seventh and Thirty-eighth Congresses serving until 1865. During the Civil War, he organized the 2nd, 3rd, and 6th Michigan Regiments by authority of the War Department and was commissioned Colonel of the 3rd Regiment. In 1866, he was appointed by President Andrew Johnson collector of internal revenue for the southern district of Alabama and served until 1868. Upon the readmission of Alabama to representation, he was elected as a Republican to the Fortieth Congress, serving in 1868 and 1869.
Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Emeline White Kellogg