Julius Houseman

Julius Houseman

Birth
Bavaria (Bayern), Germany
Death 8 Feb 1891 (aged 58)
Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan, USA
Burial Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan, USA
Plot CE7 A-4
Memorial ID 43612987 · View Source
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US Congressman. Julius Houseman came to the United States in 1850 and to Grand Rapids two years later.He operated several clothing stores in the city,retiring in 1870 a wealthy man.In 1872 he was elected to the first of two terms as mayor of Grand Rapids.In 1883 Houseman was elected to the US House of Representatives as a Democrat,serving one term. At his death he left an estate valued at one million dollars.


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  • Created by: Richard Howell
  • Added: 27 Oct 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 43612987
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Julius Houseman (8 Dec 1832–8 Feb 1891), Find A Grave Memorial no. 43612987, citing Oakhill Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Richard Howell (contributor 47034760) .