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John B. Swainson, ca. 1972

John B. Swainson, ca. 1972 image
Year
1972
Description

Michigan's 40th governor and one of the few public officials to have served in all three branches of state government. Posed here as a justice on the State Supreme Court (1972). Devoted to public service Swainson's commanding presence, humanity and love of Michigan made him a powerful advocate for the state. His last role in public service was as president of the Michigan Historical Commission, a post he held at his death in 1994. 

Rights Held By
Ann Arbor District Library

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Subjects
Dale Leslie
Personalities