1877 : Senator Thomas White from Grand Haven Declares Rutherford B. Hayes 1876 Presidential Election Winner

March 2, 2018 all-day

On March 2, 1877, Rutherford B. Hayes was declared winner of the 1876 election by a special committee set up by Senator Thomas White Ferry from Grand Haven who was serving as President Pro Tempore of the US Senator and acting Vice President of the United States.

Source : Historical Society of Michigan.

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