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Sketch Of Mayor Doty

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Parent Issue
Day
29
Month
May
Year
1891
Copyright
Public Domain
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The Detroit Tribune of Sunday ontained the following sketch of Mayor Doty: Washtenaw county, Mich., has he honor of being the native heath of William G. Doty, mayor of the cultured city of Ann Arbor. His nfantile debut took place in September, 1852, and his early years were chiefly spent in acquiring an education until his graduation in the iterary class of '75 in Michigan university. In 1877 he settled in Ann Arbor, and has stuck to that city ever since. It was a mutual affair, for the city has stuck to him as well, and has been liberal with honors. Mr. Doty is a prominent member of the Washtenaw county bar, and has been for many years register of the probate court. Politically he is 3. "Cleveland democrat" of the active type. Masonically he has been identified with the craft in Ann Arbor for many years; was made a knight templar June 14, 1881, ia Ann Arbor commandery, No. 13, and was elected eminent commander ' in the spring of 1882, which office he held two years. In May, 1884, he was elected grand sword bearer, and passed by regular gradations to the position of right eminent grand commander, from which he retired last week. Sir Kt. Dóty is a member of Manchester lodge, F. A. M., at Manchester, a past high priest of Washtenaw chapter, R. A. M., of Ann Arbor, and a member of union council of royal and select masfrers at Ypsilanti.