Location: Marquette County MI

1894 Michigan State Census – Marquette County

United States Soldiers of the Civil War Residing in Michigan, June 1, 1894 [ Names within brackets are reported in letters. ] Champion Township – Edward H. Gibbons, William Pheeley, John Shea, Albert Krause, [R. R. Thomas]. Chocolay Township – Jerome N. White, George T. Joslin, Covil C. June. Ely Township – Robert Mahaffay. Forsyth Township – Emerson Hough, John S. Riggs. Humboldt Township – James Laird. Ishpeming Township – William F. Lehmann, George Clark, George Sheldon, Christopher Clinge. Michigamme Township – Mathias D. Kirk, Heber Myers, Louis Backes, George Hora. Negaunee Township – George Dobbs, Thomas Larmour. Republic Township – Miles Seeley, George Bennett, Christopher Gruppie, William Jaquies. Sands Township – Arthur Wilson, Albert Wead, John Mahaffey. Skandia Township – Barney McGraw, [Gustave Bahman]. Turin Township – George Grimes, August Gogarn, Edward Millston, John T. Brown, Nicholas Oswald. Ishpeming City, Second Ward – Patrick Hughes. Ishpeming City, Third Ward – Orsemus Robinson, Charles L. Sheldon, Robert Maxwell, John Sanson, Charles E. Whitney. Ishpeming City, Sixth Ward – Joseph Douglass, Eben W. Fiske, Theodore M. Day, John Scott. Ishpeming City, Seventh Ward – Thomas Welch. Ishpeming City, Eighth Ward – William Hall. Ishpeming City, Ninth Ward – George G. Johnston, Charles Merryweather, [Thomas Gaynor]. Ishpeming City, Tenth Ward – Richard Carey. Marquette City, First Ward – Maurice Sackett, Henry W. Curtis, Charles Brail, John Hogan, Joseph Lucas, Alfred Kaufman....

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Biography of Ralph Ray Price

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Biographical Sketch of Harry Livingston Kaufman

Kaufman, Harry Livingston; iron ore and mining; born, Marquette, Mich., 1882; son of Samuel Robert and Juliet Gravereat Kaufman; educated, Cascasella School, Ithaca, N. Y., and Cornell University; when E. N. Breitung & Co. opened their ore sales agency in Cleveland, he became as a partner in the business, at the time was vice pres. and mgr. of mines in Marquette, Mich.; now divides his time, spending the winters in Cleveland and the summers in Marquette; honorary member Naval Reserves of Michigan; director in the following: First National Bank, Cleveland; First Trust & Savings Co., Cleveland; Negaunee National Bank, Negaunee, Mich.; Mines Development Co., Ltd.; Miners Negotiation Co., Ltd., Breitung Mineral Security Co., Ltd., Negotiations Co., Ltd.; Breitung Mineral Guarantee Co., Ltd., all of Marquette, Mich.; vice pres. and director Mary Charlotte Mining Co.; treas. Breitung Hematite Mining Co., Ltd.; asst. treas. Washington Iron, all of Marquette, Mich.; member American Institute Mining Engineers, Lake Superior Mining Institute; charter member American Mining Congress, Michigan chapter, American Iron and Steel Institute; Cleveland Chamber of Commerce, Athletic, Traffic, Euclid Golf Club, and Automobile Club; Marquette Club, and Town and Country Club, Marquette, Mich.; member Delta Phi Delta...

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