1875 ELECTION RESULTS
( First Baraga County Michigan Election )
Baraga County, MI, USA
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Results of the Election of 1875
|Clerk||Oscar J. FOOTE||248|
|Treasurer||James D. REID||226|
|Register of Deeds||Oscar FOOTE||241|
|Jeremiah T. FINNEGAN||447|
|Jeremiah T. FINNEGAN||445|
|Surveyor||Robert M. SNEAD||238|
|Judge of Probate||John STEWART||280|
|Judge of Probate||John MARION||273|
|Judge of Probate||John ATWOOD||273|
|Fish Inspector||Earl EDGERTON||449|
Chairman of the Canvassing board was James Bendry and the Board Secretary was B. Z. Mason.
From the Michigan Pioneer and Historical Column, Vol XIII, Page 404 we find that in the Baraga County Spring election of April 4, 1887, the county voted 151 YES and 371 NO on the Prohibition Amendment.
Also found that in the Summer Election of 1882, on the subject of raising $10,000. for building a county court house, the vote was 158 YES and 95 NO. With this money the present Baraga County Court House was built of stone from local quarries in 1882.
The above information was taken from 'Baraga -- An Historical Sketch' by James R. Scholar, Northern Michigan University, Marquette Michigan, August 1, 1967
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