1808 : Kinsley Scott Bingham Born

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Kinsley Scott Bingham (December 16, 1808 – October 5, 1861) was a U.S. Representative, a U.S. Senator, and the 11th Governor of the state of Michigan. Republicans will appreciate that his election started a quarter century of Republicans in the Michigan Governor’s Office. Spartan fans will appreciate that the Farmer-Governor signed legislation creating a state agricultural college that today is known as Michigan State University.

Kinsley S. Bingham wikipedia entry

Michigan Governors : Kinsley S. Bingham, Night Train Blog, August 11, 2010.

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