Mason Area Historical Society
Mason Area Historical Society

First Elected Officials Mason MI


First Elected Officials:

Image result for minos mcrobert mason mi   

Photo Added by: Mike Beard

The photo is of Minos McRobert, from the History of Ingham and Eaton Counties by Samuel Durant


President: Minos McRobert (Mason's first physician, pictured)     

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FamilySearch Link - 1880 Census


Trustees (two year term):

John Dunsback    FindAGrave Link:


Orlando Mack Barnes (later became mayor of Lansing)    FindAGrave Link                                                                                                                                          

Trustees (one year term):

Peter Lowe Find a grave Link:


Philetus Peck:  N/A                                                            


Dr. R. H. Davis:  N/A

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Perry Henderson    **  Leroy Township's First Postmaster (received his commision from President Martin Vanburen) and Supervisor of LeRoy Twp  -- Ingham County Sherif - Erected the "Phoenix Mills" in 1858  - Elected 4 times Vevay Supervisor -  Elected Mason Mayer.                                                                  FindAGrave Link:


Jesse Beech 

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Joseph Huntington Find a grave Link: