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Other Kent County Michigan Biographical Resources:
Kent County Biographical Indices:
See also the "Diaries and Letters" and "Obituaries" sections on
of the Kent County Michigan GenWeb Project.
The following biographies are of Kent County historical figures where
the biography is located somewhere on the World Wide Web, outside of the
Kent County Michigan GenWeb Pages or the Biographies Message Board.
- Aaron Dikeman
Pioneer citizen and Grand Rapids' most famous early jeweler.
- Lawrence Carmichael Earle
"Grand Rapids' First Artist."
- John Wesley Fallass
Founder of Fallassburg, early settler of Vergennes Twp. Placed online
by the Fallassburg Historical Society.
- Gerald and Betty
The President and First Lady were Grand Rapids natives.
Early Grand Rapids artist - 1838-1907
- Emily Burton Ketcham
Women's suffrage activist.
Kent County is named for this New York lawyer and judge. He is especially
remembered for his book Commentaries on American Law.
- Abraham Kuyper (1837-1929)
Religious leader, Reformed Church.
Madame La Framboise
This female fur trader was a pioneer of Western Michigan.
Queen of the Poles, Angel of Mercy.
Rev. McCoy led a Baptist mission among the Indians along the Grand
River in the 1820s.
- Julia A. Moore
Poet from Edgerton.
Created: 31 October 1999[an error occurred while processing this directive]
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