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 John Steward Barry

John Steward Barry

Birth
Amherst, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA
Death 14 Jan 1870 (aged 67)
Constantine, St. Joseph County, Michigan, USA
Burial Constantine, St. Joseph County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 8624984 · View Source
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Michigan Governor. While as a school teacher, he studied law, was admitted to the bar and established a legal practice in Georgia, Vermont. Relocating to Michigan, in 1831, he had a successful career as a merchant and was a member of the Michigan State Senate, (1838-38). In 1741, he was elected as a Democrat, the 4th Governor of Michigan, serving until 1846. He was again elected as the 8th Governor of Michigan, serving (1850-52). After retiring from public service, he ran a mercantile business until his death at age 67.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 8624984
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Steward Barry (29 Jan 1802–14 Jan 1870), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8624984, citing Constantine Township Cemetery, Constantine, St. Joseph County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .