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March 1, 2023 all-day
Funeral services will be held in Stockbridge at 2 p.m. Wednesday for Stewart M. Watson, 82, who owned the first automobile in Jackson and paid the first traffic fine for “speeding.” … He bought his first car, a Locomobile Steamer, at the first automobile show in New York in 1900, and paid a $15 fine in 1902 for traveling faster than six miles an hour on Main St., Jackson.
Source : Lansing State Journal, March 1, 1954
Article about 1899 Locomobile Steam Runabout from the Henry Ford Museum.