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Joseph R. Williams

Born: Nov 14, 1808

Death: Jun 15, 1861

Birthplace: Taunton

Profession: Lawyer

Nationality: United States

Joseph R. Williams

Date of Birth : Nov 14, 1808
Date of Death : Jun 15, 1861
Birth Place : Taunton

Joseph Rickelson Williams was an American politician, a Republican Michigan Senate Senator, and 14th Lieutenant Governor of Michigan. He was also the first president for the Agricultural College of the State of Michigan, the first Land-Grant Institution to be established in the United States and now one of the largest universities in the United States, Michigan State University.


  • Lawyer
  • Politician

Also known as

  • Joseph Williams
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