1911 : Chase Osborn, First Michigan Governor from the Upper Peninsula

January 2, 2018 all-day

Arrival of the Honorable Chase S. Osborn, governor of Michigan, and the Honorable John Ross, Lieutenant governor of Michigan, at the Capitol preceding inauguration – 1/1/1911 (Bentley Historical Library)

On January 2, 1911 Chase Osborn from Sault Ste. Marie became governor of Michigan, the only governor ever elected from the Upper Peninsula.

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