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Dodds family of Mt. Pleasant, Michigan

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  Peter F. Dodds (b. 1849) — of Mt. Pleasant, Isabella County, Mich. Born in St. Lawrence County, N.Y., January 4, 1849. School teacher; lawyer; law partner of Isaac A. Fancher, 1875-82; Isabella County Prosecuting Attorney, 1881-82; circuit judge in Michigan 21st Circuit, 1894-1917. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Dodds and Catharine (Hoy) Dodds; brother of Francis Henry Dodds; married, April 20, 1876, to Minnie E. Bouten; uncle of Nugent Dodds.
  Political family: Dodds family of Mt. Pleasant, Michigan.
  Francis Henry Dodds (1858-1940) — also known as Francis H. Dodds — of Mt. Pleasant, Isabella County, Mich. Born near Waddington, St. Lawrence County, N.Y., June 9, 1858. Republican. School teacher and principal; lawyer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1892; U.S. Representative from Michigan 11th District, 1909-13; defeated, 1912. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias. Died in Mt. Pleasant, Isabella County, Mich., December 23, 1940 (age 82 years, 197 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Mt. Pleasant, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of John Dodds and Catharine (Hoy) Dodds; brother of Peter F. Dodds; married to Mollie Nugent; married 1892 to Harriet A. 'Hattie' Cole; father of Nugent Dodds.
  Political family: Dodds family of Mt. Pleasant, Michigan.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Nugent Dodds (b. 1887) — of Washington, D.C. Born in Mt. Pleasant, Isabella County, Mich., June 17, 1887. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee, 1926. Episcopalian. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Francis Henry Dodds and Mollie (Nugent) Dodds; married, June 6, 1907, to Dorothy Vaughan Shaddick; nephew of Peter F. Dodds.
  Political family: Dodds family of Mt. Pleasant, Michigan.
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