Thomas W. Ferry

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Birthday
10, 1827
Birthplace
Michigan
Death Date
Oct 13, 1896 (69)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
10, 1827
Birthplace
Michigan
Death Date
Oct 13, 1896 (69)

About

Republican politician who was the US Senator from Michigan from 1871 to 1883. He was the President pro temp ore of the Senate on two separate occasions.

Before Fame

He first became a member of the Michigan State House of Representatives in 1850.

Trivia

He was the first person from Michigan to serve in both houses of the Michigan State Legislature and in both houses of the United States Congress.

Family Life

His parents ran the Mission House on Mackinac Island.

Associated With

Like him, Senator Debbie Stabenow served in both houses of the Michigan State Legislature and in both houses of the United States Congress.