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Josiah W. Begole
Birth: Jan. 20, 1815
Groveland
Livingston County
New York, USA
Death: Jun. 5, 1896
Flint
Genesee County
Michigan, USA

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. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  William Augustua Begole (1788 - 1862)
  Eleanor Bowles Begole (1794 - 1841)
 
 Spouse:
  Harriet A. Miles Begole (1817 - 1911)*
 
 Children:
  Frank C. Begole (1845 - 1877)*
  William M. Begole (1848 - 1864)*
  Charles Myron Begole (1848 - 1921)*
 
 Siblings:
  Philo M. Begole (____ - 1896)*
  Josiah W. Begole (1815 - 1896)
  Myron H. Begole (1825 - 1863)*
  George William Begole (1830 - 1832)*
  Julia Begole McLachlen (1832 - 1892)*
  William Franklin Begole (1836 - 1912)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Glenwood Cemetery
Flint
Genesee County
Michigan, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Mark Pawelczak
Record added: Mar 10, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6248020
Josiah W. Begole
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Josiah W. Begole
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Josiah W. Begole
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