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Frank Lovett Westover (1853-?)
Born in Mass, lawyer, life-insurance, etc..
  • Added June, 2014.
  • Michigan Manual, State of Michigan - 1903.


    Senator from the twenty-fourth district, comprising the counties of Bay and Midland, was born in Sheffield, Berkshire county, Massachusetts, December 17, 1853. Coming to Michigan in 1866, his education was acquired in the public schools of Bay City where he still resides. He was admitted to the bar in 1879 and for four years practiced law in both state and the office four years. In 1894 he was elected clerk of Bay county and re-elected in 1896. While editor of the Bay City Tribune he was elected to the senate of 1901-2, and on the 4th of November, 1902, was re-elected by a vote of 5,515 to 4,932 for Harvey Gilbert and 223 for Daniel L. Hilsinger. Mr. Westover is at present engaged in the business of life insurance.

    Additional Notes:

    1855 - Cenus: Sheffield, Berkshire, Mass.
    Westover, Dennis - age 37, b. Mass.
    Jane E., wife - age 32, b. Mass.
    Frank L, son - age 2, b. Mass.

    1876 - Michgan Marriages: Bay City, Bay, Mich.
    Date: Jun. 7, 1876.
    Groom: Frank Lovett Westover, age 22, b. Mass.
    Bride: Cora Isadell Tripp, age 20, b. Conn.

    1880 - Census: Bay City, Bay, Mich.
    Westover, Jane E., age 55, b. Mass.
    Coral, dau-inlaw - age 25, b. Conn.
    Roy D., grandson - age 2, b. Mich.
    Frank L., son - age 26, b. Mass.

    1884 Bay City directory.
    Westover, Frank L (222), Postmaster, res 1309 5th.

    1887 - Directory: Bay City, Mich.
    Westover, Frank L. - res. 1309 5th.
    Westover, Frank L - loan agent, 511 Adams and West End of 3d at Bridge.

    1892 March 12.
    Became postmaster of Bay City, MI, replacing Frederick W. Dunham.

    1900 - Census: Bay City, Bay, Mich.
    Westover, Frank - age 46, b. Mass.
    Cora L., wife - age 44, b. Conn.
    James S., son - age 21 b. Mich.
    Gail, daughter - age 14, b. Mich.
    Jane E., mother - age 76, b. Mass.

    1910 - Census: Bay City, Bay, Mich.
    Westiover, Frank L. - age 55, b. Mass.
    Cora, wife - age 54, b. Conn.

    Reference Notes & Pages

    Frank L. Westover

    Related Pages:
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    People Referenced
    Dunham, Fred. W.
    Hilsinger, Daniel L.
    Tripp, Cora I. (wife)
    Westover, Dennis (father)
    Westover, Gail (dau.)
    Westover, Frank L. (subject)
    Westover, James S. (son)
    Westover, Jane Mrs. (mother)
    Westover, Roy D. (son)
    Subjects Referenced
    Bay City, MI
    Bay City Tribune
    Bay Co., MI
    Berkshire Co., MA
    Midland Co., MI
    Sheffield, MA
    WRITINGS: History As It Was Written Then.