Congressman
4 & 5th Districts
United States House of Representatives


Rowland Ebenezer Trowbridge
Born: June, 18, 1821, Horseheads, Chemung Co., New York
Died: Apr. 20, 1881, Birmingham, Oakland Co., Michigan
Parents: Stephen Van Rensselair Trowbridge & Elizabeth Conkling
Occupation: statesman
Political Office: Michigan state senator. 5th District, (1857-60);
U.S. Representative, Michigan, 4th District (1861-63), 5th District (1865-69)
Buried: Greenwood Cemetery, Birmingham, Michigan
Marriage: Nov. 20, 1851, Birmingham, Oakland Co., Michigan
Wife: Mary Anna Saterlee
Born: Feb. 16, 1828, Birmingham, Oakland Co., Michigan
Died: Apr. 18, 1893, Birmingham, Oakland Co., Michigan
Parents: Samuel Saterlee & Susannah West

Children:

Susan Elizabeth Trowbridge

Born: Oct. 7, 1852, Bloomfield, Lenawee Co., Michigan
/Died: unknown

Stephen Van Rensselair Trowbridge
Born: Jan. 1, 1855, Bloomfield, Lenawee Co., Michigan
Died: Apr. 19, 1891, Michigan

Tillman Conkling Trowbridge
Born: May 28, 1857, Bloomfield, Lenawee Co., Michigan
Died: unknown 

ROWLAND EBENEZER TROWBRIDGE
(From the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress: 1776- )

TROWBRIDGE, Rowland Ebenezer, a Representative from Michigan; born in Horseheads, Chemung County, N.Y., June 18, 1821; moved with his parents in 1821 to Oakland County, Mich.; was graduated from Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio, in 1841; engaged in agricultural pursuits; member of the State senate 1856-1860; elected as a Republican to the Thirty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1861-March 3, 1863); unsuccessful candidate for reelection; elected to the Thirty-ninth and Fortieth Congresses (March 4, 1865-March 3, 1869); chairman, Committee on Agriculture (Fortieth Congress); unsuccessful candidate for renomination; resumed agricultural pursuits; Commissioner of Indian Affairs in 1880 and 1881; died in Birmingham, Mich., April 20, 1881; interment in Greenwood Cemetery.

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