Biography of Randolph Strickland
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Randolph Strickland is a native of Livingston Co., N. Y. He emigrated to Michigan in 1844, and studied law two years in Portland, Ionia Co. In August, 1847, he removed to De Witt, entered the office of Joab Baker, and continued his studies until June 15, 1849, when he was admitted to the bar, and has been in practice from that time to the present. He is t.he oldest lawyer now in the county. He was prosecuting attorney from 1852 to 1858, and again in 1862; State senator in 1860-62; provostmarshal from 1863 to 1865; member of State Republican Committee; delegate to National Convention in 1856 and 1868; representative from Michigan in the Forty-first Congress, serving on committees on invalid pensions and mines and mining. He is cautious and painstaking in practice, and very successful. In 1862 he removed from De Witt to the village of St. Johns, where he still resides.

History of Shiawassee and Clinton Counties, Michigan
With Illistrations and Biographical Sketches
of Their Men and Pioneers.
D. W. Ensign & Co., Philadelphia 1880
Press of J. B. Lippincoff & Co., Philadelphia.

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