Josiah W. Begole


Josiah W. Begole Famous memorial

Groveland, Livingston County, New York, USA
Death 5 Jun 1896 (aged 81)
Flint, Genesee County, Michigan, USA
Burial Flint, Genesee County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 6248020 View Source

Michigan Governor. He attended Temple Hill Academy, moved to Flint, Michigan in 1836 and was a teacher. He also worked as a farmer, plus engaged in the lumber and banking industries. He was a member of the Flint City Council, treasurer of Genesee County, (1856-64), a member of the Michigan State Senate, (1870-71) and a member of the Michigan House of Representatives, (1873-75). In 1883, he was elected as a Democrat to be the 19th Governor of Michigan, serving until 1885. While he was in office, the establishment of the state bureau of labor statistics was approved. After his term, he resumed his former business activities until his death at age 81.

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  • Originally Created by: Mark Pawelczak
  • Added: 10 Mar 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6248020
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Josiah W. Begole (20 Jan 1815–5 Jun 1896), Find a Grave Memorial ID 6248020, citing Glenwood Cemetery, Flint, Genesee County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .