A HISTORY OF VAN BUREN COUNTY MICHIGAN (Google eBook)

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Page 642 - He attended the public schools, then entered the law department of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor from which he graduated with the class of 1894, received the degree of LL.
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Clarke Historical Library - Van Buren County
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William Henry Havens
Father, William B[ennet] Havens b. 16 June 1789, d. 28 February 1869. Mother, Hannah M Hale b. 7 May 1791, d. 8 December 1863 ...
freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ ~havens5/ p424.htm

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