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KELLOGG, Francis William

1810–1879

Biography

KELLOGG, Francis William, a Representative from Michigan and from Alabama; born in Worthington, Mass., May 30, 1810; attended the common schools; moved to Columbus, Ohio, in 1833; thence to Grand Rapids, Mich., in 1855 and engaged in the lumber business at Kelloggville, Kent County; member of the State house of representatives in 1857 and 1858; elected from Michigan as a Republican to the Thirty-sixth, Thirty-seventh, and Thirty-eighth Congresses (March 4, 1859-March 3, 1865); during the Civil War organized the Second, Third, and Sixth Regiments by authority of the War Department and was appointed colonel of the Third Regiment; appointed by President Johnson collector of internal revenue for the southern district of Alabama April 30, 1866, and served until July 1868, residing in Mobile, Ala.; upon the readmission of Alabama to representation was elected as a Republican to the Fortieth Congress and served from July 22, 1868, to March 3, 1869; moved to New York City and later to Alliance, Stark County, Ohio, where he died January 13, 1879; interment in Fulton Street Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Mich.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

Detroit Public Library
Special Collections

Detroit, MI
Papers: 1861, 0.2 linear foot. A letter from Francis William Kellogg to William T. Sherman. Grand Rapids, written on November 4, 1861.
Papers: In the Charles Lanman papers, 1839-1869, 0.2 linear foot. Persons represented include Francis William Kellogg.

University of Alabama
University of Alabama Library Digital Collections

Tuscaloosa, AL
Papers: Letter, April 29, 1861, 1 page. Letter is from Francis William Kellogg to Honorable Secretary of the Navy recommending Malcolm Maurice Moore to the Naval School at Annapolis.

Yale University
Western Americana Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library

New Haven, CT
Papers: 1864, 1 page. A letter from Francis William Kellogg to President Abraham Lincoln written on May 1, 1864. In the letter, Francis Kellogg requests the appointment of Moses B. Hopkins as judge in Montana.
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