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 William L. Greenly

William L. Greenly

Birth
Hamilton, Madison County, New York, USA
Death 29 Nov 1883 (aged 70)
Adrian, Lenawee County, Michigan, USA
Burial Adrian, Lenawee County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 6234825 · View Source
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Michigan Governor. He graduated from Union College in 1831, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1834 and then established his legal firm in Eaton, New York. Moving to Michigan in 1836, he entered into politics, serving as a member of the Michigan State Senate, (1839-40, 42-43) and was the Lieutenant Governor of Michigan, (1846-47). After Governor Alpheus Felch resigned from office, in 1847, he was elected as a Democrat the sixth Governor of Michigan, serving until 1848. After his brief time as Governor, he served as Mayor of Adrian, Michigan, in 1858 and served twelve years as justice of the peace.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

Gravesite Details 6th Governor of Michigan 1847

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  • Originally Created by: Mark Pawelczak
  • Added: 4 Mar 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6234825
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William L. Greenly (13 Sep 1813–29 Nov 1883), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6234825, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Adrian, Lenawee County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .