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 David McLaughlin

David McLaughlin

Dalkeith, Midlothian, Scotland
Death 30 Mar 1891 (aged 60)
Muskegon, Muskegon County, Michigan, USA
Burial Muskegon, Muskegon County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 33588042 · View Source
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Immigrated to Beardstown IL in 1851, where he married Isabella Campbell, who had come over on the same ship. They moved to Muskegon MI in 1863 where he was a merchant. He became City Clerk & read for the law. As an attorney, he became a civic leader, Register of Deeds and, for 15 years a member of the Board of Education. Muskegon has named a school & a street after him. His son, John Russel McLaughlin became a member of the U.S. Congress. Another son, Professor and Pulizer Prize-winning historian Andrew Cunningham McLaughlin, is buried in Forest Hill Cemetery in Ann Arbor MI.

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  • Created by: Linda Mac
  • Added: 6 Feb 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 33588042
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for David McLaughlin (25 May 1830–30 Mar 1891), Find A Grave Memorial no. 33588042, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Muskegon, Muskegon County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Linda Mac (contributor 47062703) .