Alexander Woodruff Buel

Alexander Woodruff Buel

Birth
Castleton, Rutland County, Vermont, USA
Death 19 Apr 1868 (aged 54)
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA
Burial Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 7450637 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He graduated from Middlebury College, in 1830, taught school, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1835 and proceeded to practice law in Detroit, Michigan. He was Detroit City Attorney in 1837, a member of the Michigan State House of Representatives, (1838-48) and prosecuting attorney for Wayne County, (1843-46). In 1849, he was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-first Congress, serving until 1851. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he was again a member of the Michigan State House of Representatives, (1859-60) and postmaster Detroit, Michigan, (1860-61).

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alexander Woodruff Buel (13 Dec 1813–19 Apr 1868), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7450637, citing Elmwood Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .