Henry S. Raymond, Jr. (1838-?)
Bay City Historical Person.
1883: Bio. -- Added June, 2005.
Manual and Official Directory, State of Michigan, 1885
HENRY S. RAYMOND Commissioner of Insurance.
Was born at Grosse Isle, Mich., Feb. 23, 1838. His fatherCol. Henry Raymond was one of the early pioneers of this state, coming from Vermont and settling in Detroit more than fifty years ago, removing thence to Grosse Isle, and then to Trenton, returned to Detroit, and in 1851 moved to Bay City, where he took up permanent residence and engaged in the lumber business, in which Henry assisted. Henry S. held the office of postmaster of that city from 1861 until 1870. Being called upon to fight for the Union, he entered the army as 2d Lt. 23d Mich. Vol. Infantry, becoming Captain the same year, and in 1864 receiving his commission as Lt. Col. and being in command of his regiment for a portion of the time until the mustering out of the same in June 1865. Retiring to Bay City, engaged in business as a bookkeeper, stationer, etc., in which he continued until 1884.
Was Aide de Camp upon the staff of Governor Jereme, ranking as Colonel, appointed to his present position by Governor Alger.
1850 - Census: Detroit, Mich.
Raymond, Henry - b. 1806 Vermont
Mary, wife - b. 1809 Mass. (Alvord)
Hellen, dau. - b. 1831 Mich. (m. Benjamin Whipple)
Amelia, dau. - b. 1833 Mich. (m. Henry C. Moore)
Henry, son - b. 1838 Mich.
Mary, dau. - b. 1840 Mich. (m. Raymond Crandell, died 1916 Hawaii)