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    • Woodbridge, William

    • William Woodbridge, 2nd Governor of Michigan, 1840-1841. Whig. Religion: Congregational. Born in Connecticut in 1780. Died 1861. Buried in Detroit. Lawyer by trade. •aAlso Governor (acting) of Michigan Territory, 1818-1820, 1820-1822, 1823-1825,...
    • Governors; Woodbridge, William
    • Wisner, Moses

    • Moses Wisner, 12th Governor of Michigan, 1859-1860. Republican. Born in New York in 1815. Died 1864. Buried in Pontiac. Farmer and lawyer by trade.
    • Governors; Wisner, Moses
    • Winans, Edwin B.

    • Edwin B. Winans, 22nd Governor of Michigan, 1891-1892. Democrat. Religion: Episcopal. Born in New York in 1826. Died 1894. Buried in Hamburg. Farmer by trade.
    • Governors; Winans, Edwin B.
    • Williams, G. Mennen

    • G. Mennen Williams, 41st Governor of Michigan, 1949-1960. Democrat. Religion: Episcopal. Born in Detroit in 1911. Died 1988. Lawyer by trade.
    • Governors; Williams, G. Mennen
    • Warner, Fred M.

    • Fred M. Warner, 26th Governor of Michigan, 1905-1910. Republican. Religion: Methodist/Episcopal. Born in England in 1865. Died 1923. Buried in Farmington. Businessman by trade.
    • Governors; Warner, Fred M.
    • Van Wagoner, Murray D.

    • Murray D. Van Wagoner, 38th Governor of Michigan, 1941-1942. Democrat. Religion: Episcopal. Born in Kingston in 1898. Died 1986. Buried in Troy. Engineer by trade.
    • Governors; Van Wagoner, Murray D.
    • Swainson, John B.

    • John B. Swainson, 42nd Governor of Michigan, 1961-1962. Democrat. Religion: United Church of Christ. Born in Canada in 1925. Died 1994. Lawyer by trade.
    • Governors; Swainson, John B.
    • Pingree, Hazen S.

    • Hazen S. Pingree, 24th Governor of Michigan, 1897-1900. Republican. Religion: Baptist. Born in Maine in 1840. Died 1901. Buried in Detroit. Worked in the business and shoes trade.
    • Governors; Pingree, Hazen S.
    • Parsons, Andrew

    • Andrew Parsons, 10th Governor of Michigan, 1853-1854. Democrat. Religion: Episcopal. Born in New York in 1817. Died 1855. Buried in Corunna. Teacher by trade.
    • Governors; Parsons, Andrew
    • Osborn, Chase S.

    • Chase S. Osborn, 27th Governor of Michigan, 1911-1912. Republican. Religion: Presbyterian. Born in Indiana in 1860. Died 1949. Buried in Duck Island. Publisher by trade.
    • Governors; Osborn, Chase S.
    • Murphy, Frank

    • Frank Murphy, 35th Governor of Michigan, 1937-1938. Democrat. Born in Harbor Beach in 1890. Died 1949. Buried in Harbor Beach. Lawyer by trade.
    • Governors; Murphy, Frank
    • Milliken, William G.

    • William G. Milliken, 44th Governor of Michigan, 1969-1982. Republican. Religion: Congregational. Born in Traverse City in 1922. Businessman by trade.
    • Governors; Milliken, William G.
    • McClelland, Robert

    • Robert McClelland, 9th Governor of Michigan, 1852-1853. Democrat. Born in Pennsylvania in 1807. Died 1880. Buried in Detroit. Lawyer by trade.
    • Governors; McClelland, Robert
    • Mason, Stevens T.

    • Stevens T. Mason, 1st Governor of Michigan, 1835-1840. Democrat. Religion: Episcopal. Born in Virginia in 1811. Died 1843. Buried in Detroit. Lawyer by Trade. •aAlso, Governor (acting) of Michigan Territory, 1831-1835.p
    • Governors; Mason, Stevens T.
    • Luce, Cyrus G.

    • Cyrus G. Luce, 21st Governor of Michigan, 1887-1890. Republican. Religion: Presbyterian. Born in Ohio in 1824. Died 1905. Buried in Coldwater. Farmer by trade.
    • Governors; Luce, Cyrus G.
    • Kelly, Harry F.

    • Harry F. Kelly, 39th Governor of Michigan, 1943-1946. Republican. Religion: Catholic. Born in Illinois in 1895. Died 1971. Buried in Southfield. Lawyer by trade.
    • Governors; Kelly, Harry F.
    • Jerome, David H.

    • David H. Jerome, 18th Governor of Michigan, 1881-1881. Republican. Religion: Episcopal. Born in Detroit in 1829. Died 1896. Buried in Saginaw. Worked in the business and lumber trades.
    • Governors; Jerome, David H.
    • Groesbeck, Alexander J.

    • Alexander J. Groesbeck, 30th Governor of Michigan, 1921-1926. Republican. Born in Macomb County in 1873. Died 1953. Buried in Detroit. Lawyer by trade.
    • Governors; Groesbeck, Alexander J.
    • Greenly, William L.

    • William L. Greenly, 6th Governor of Michigan, 1847. Democrat. Born in New York in 1813. Died 1883. Buried in Adrian. Lawyer by trade.
    • Governors; Greenly, William L.
    • Gordon, James Wright

    • James Wright Gordon, 3rd Governor of Michigan, 1841. Whig. Religion: Episcopal. Born in Connecticut in 1809. Died 1853. Buried in Brazil. Lawyer by trade.
    • Governors; Gordon, James Wright

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