US Con Trowbridge, Rowland Ebenezer - U.S. Congressman, MI

Rowland Ebenezer Trowbridge

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Born: June 18, 1821

Birthplace: Horseheads, New York

Father: Stephen Van Rensselaer Trowbridge 1794 – 1859
(Buried: Beach Cemetery, Troy, Michigan)​

Mother: Elizabeth Conkling 1797 – 1873
(Buried: Beach Cemetery, Troy, Michigan)​

Wife: Mary Ann Satterlee 1823 – 1893
(Buried: Greenwood Cemetery, Birmingham, Michigan)​

Brother: Brig. General William Petit Trowbridge 1828 – 1892
(Buried: Evergreen Cemetery, New Haven, Connecticut)​

Brother: Rev. Tillman Conkling Trowbridge 1831 – 1888
(Buried: Grounds of Central Turkey College, Gaziantep, Turkey)​

Brother: Brevet Major General Luther Stephen Trowbridge 1836-1912
(Buried: Elmwood Cemetery, Detroit, Michigan)​

Children:

Susan Elizabeth Trowbridge 1852 – 1929​
(Buried: Greenwood Cemetery, Birmingham, Michigan)​
Stephen Van Rensselaer Trowbridge 1855 – 1891​
(Buried: Greenwood Cemetery, Birmingham, Michigan)​
Tillman Conklin Trowbridge 1857 – 1913​
(Buried: Greenwood Cemetery, Birmingham, Michigan)​
Samuel Satterlee Trowbridge 1860 – 1914​
(Buried: Greenwood Cemetery, Birmingham, Michigan)​

Political Party: Republican Party

Education:


1841: Graduated from Kenyon College
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Occupation before War:

1841 – 1851: Farmer in Thorndale, Michigan​
Town Supervisor in Thorndale, Michigan​
1851 – 1860: Farmer in Bloomfield, Michigan​
1856 – 1860: Michigan State Senator​
1860 – 1861: Farmer in Birmingham, Michigan​

Civil War Career:

1861 – 1863: United States Congressman from Michigan​
1861 – 1863: Member of House Post Offices and Post Roads Committee​
1862: Unsuccessful Candidate for reelection to U.S. Congress​
1863 – 1865: Farmer in Birmingham, Michigan​
1865 – 1869: United States Congressman from Michigan​
1865 – 1867: Member of House Agriculture Committee​
1865 – 1867: Member of House Enrolled Bills Committee​
1865 – 1867: Member of House Revolutionary Claims Committee​

Occupation after War:

1867 – 1869: Chairman of House Agriculture Committee​
1867 – 1869: Member of House Printing Committee​
1868: Voted in support of impeachment President Andrew Johnson​
1868: Unsuccessful Candidate for reelection to U.S. Congress.​
1869 – 1873: Farmer in Birmingham, Michigan​
1873 – 1880: Farmer in Lansing, Michigan​
1880 – 1881: United States Commissioner of Indian Affairs​

Died:
April 20, 1881

Place of Death: Birmingham, Michigan

Age at time of Death: 59 years old

Burial Place: Greenwood Cemetery, Birmingham, Michigan
 
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