“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Marshall in Calhoun County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)

James A. Miner

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1. James A. Miner Marker
Inscription. James A. Miner, born in Marshall in 1842, began studying law in Clinton, Iowa, in 1860. Completing his studies in Marshall, he was admitted to the Calhoun County bar in 1863. There he was circuit court commissioner (1866-1870) and prosecuting attorney (1870-1874). His office was in this building from 1869 to 1873. His 1876 partnership with Francis A. Stace created one of the county's largest law firms. President Benjamin Harrison appointed him a Utah territorial justice in 1890, and he was elected the state's first chief justice (1896-1903). He died in 1907.
Erected 1981 by Michigan History Division, Department of State. (Marker Number 888.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Michigan Historical Commission marker series.
Location. 42° 16.326′ N, 84° 57.663′ W. Marker is in Marshall, Michigan, in Calhoun County. Marker is at the intersection of Michigan Avenue (Business Interstate 94) and North Eagle Street, on the right when traveling west on Michigan Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 156 Michigan Avenue, Marshall MI 49068, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Charles T. Gorham (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct
James A. Miner Marker image. Click for full size.
March 8, 2010
2. James A. Miner Marker
line); First Baptist Church (about 500 feet away); American Museum of Magic (about 700 feet away); Isaac E. Crary House (about 800 feet away); John D. Pierce Homesite (about 800 feet away); Isaac E. Crary and John D. Pierce / State School System (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mary Miller / Hillside (approx. 0.2 miles away); Honolulu House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marshall.
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