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Rousseau Owen CRUMP

(1843-1901)

CRUMP, Rousseau Owen, a Representative from Michigan; born in Pittsford, Monroe County, N.Y., May 20, 1843; attended the public schools in Pittsford and Rochester; moved to Plainwell, Mich., in 1869 and engaged in the lumber business in Allegan and Kalamazoo Counties; moved to West Bay City in 1881 and established a sawmill and box factory; member of the board of aldermen 1889-1892; mayor of West Bay City 1893-1895; member of the State house of representatives 1895-1901; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-fourth and to the three succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1895, until his death in West Bay City, Mich., May 1, 1901; chairman, Committee on Mines and Mining (Fifty-sixth Congress); interment in Elm Lawn Cemetery, Bay City, Bay County, Mich.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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