Kalamazoo in Kalamazoo County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
David S. Walbridge
Erected 1976 by Michigan History Division - Department of State. (Marker Number S462.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1802.
Location. 42° 17.43′ N, 85° 34.991′ W. Marker is in Kalamazoo, MichiganTouch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 209 South Kalamazoo Mall, Kalamazoo MI 49007, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Upjohn Company / William E. Upjohn (a few steps from this marker); Burdick Street (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Art Deco (about 400 feet away); Haymarket Historic District (about 500 feet away); Transportation (about 500 feet away); Firsts (about 500 feet away); Kalamazoo 9/11 Memorial (about 500 feet away); A.U.V. Auditorium (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kalamazoo.
Also see . . . David S. Walbridge. Excerpt:
Walbridge was a member of the Michigan State House of Representatives in 1848 and served from 1849 to 1850 in the Michigan Senate. He served as permanent chairman of the first Republican State convention held July 6, 1854, at Jackson, Michigan. In 1854, he defeated incumbent Democrat Samuel Clark to be elected as a Republican from Michigan's 3rd congressional district to the 34th United States Congress. He was re-elected to the 35th Congress, serving from March 4, 1855 to March 3, 1859.(Submitted on October 20, 2022, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan.)
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