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LOTHROP, Edwin H.
Was born in Easton, Mass. March 22, 1806. He settled on Prairie Ronde, in the township of Schoolcraft, Michigan, in 1830, and was a leading farmer, and a prominent Democrat. He was a Representative in l835-6-7-42-3-4-8, was speaker pro tern, in 1842 and 1843, and speaker in 1844, and was also commissioner of railroads. He held the local office of supervisor. In 1857 he removed to Three Rivera, where he held the office of justice most of the time until his death. February 17, 1874. He was an older brother of Hon. G. V. N. Lothrop, minister to Russia.
Source:Memorial Record of the Northern Peninsula of Michigan; Chicago;  Lewis Publishing Company, 1895, p. 160 - 161