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  • ID: I328438
  • Name: Augustus Carpenter BALDWIN
  • RELA: 5th cousin 5x removed
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 24 DEC 1817 in Syracuse, Onondaga Co., NY
  • Event: Elected Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Michigan BET 4 MAR 1863 AND 3 MAR 1865
  • Death: 21 JAN 1903 in Pontiac, Oakland Co., MI
  • Event: Pic Augustus Carpenter Baldwin
  • Note:
    BALDWIN, Augustus Carpenter, a Representative from Michigan; born in Salina (now Syracuse), Onondaga County, N.Y., December 24, 1817; attended the public schools; moved to Oakland County, Mich., in 1837 and taught school; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1842 and commenced practice in Milford, Oakland County; member of the State house of representatives 1844-1846, serving as speaker pro tempore in 1846; moved to Pontiac, Mich., in March 1849; prosecuting attorney for Oakland County 1853 and 1854; delegate to the Democratic National Conventions at Charleston and Baltimore in 1860; elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth Congress (March 4, 1863-March 3, 1865); unsuccessfully contested the election of Rowland E. Trowbridge to the Thirty- ninth Congress; delegate to the peace convention at Philadelphia in 1866; member of the Pontiac School Board 1868-1886; mayor of Pontiac in 1874; judge of the sixth judicial circuit court of Michigan from 1875 until April 15, 1880, when he resigned and resumed the practice of law; member of the board of trustees of the Eastern Michigan Asylum; died in Pontiac, Oakland County, Mich., January 21, 1903; interment in Oak Hill Cemetery.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

    Father: Jonathan BALDWIN b: 9 MAR 1786 in Canterbury, Windham Co., CT
    Mother: Mary CARPENTER b: ABT 1790 in Connecticut

    Marriage 1 Isabella CHURCHILL b: 30 MAY 1823 in Chester, Orange Co., NY
    • Married: BEF 1866 in Pontiac, Oakland Co., MI
    1. Has No Children Augusta Isabella BALDWIN b: 2 NOV 1866
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