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Death Of D. B. Greene.

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Parent Issue
Day
27
Month
January
Year
1899
Copyright
Public Domain
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Daniel B. Greene dier] at the home of his sou, Edward H. Greene, of Ypsilanti, Smiday nioraing, aged 83 years. He was the oldest attorney in Ypsilanti, having located there for the praotice of law in 1850. He was a uative of Verinont, his ancestors coming to New England about 1640. His father, Nathan Greerte, was a farmer and accorupanied by his son, carne to Michigan in 183G, locating in Bridgewater and reuaaining there until his death in 1856. He was a prominent man in the Presbyterian church ; D. B. Greene was also a prominent meinber of that clmrch. He was a student at the Tecuinseh branch of thfi Uuiversity of Michigan. He studied law with Judge C. A. Stacey, of Tecumseh, and was admitted to the bar at Adrián iu 1848. He practiced a year iu Tecuniseh and removed to Ypsilanti. He was a law partner for five years of Hon. E. M. Skinner and for one year of Amos C. Blodgett, in Ypsilanti, since which time he practiced alone. He was postm aster of Ypsilanti from May, 1864, to July, 1871. He was a justiee of he peace in Ypsilauti, when that city was incorporated in 1858. In 1885 and for a number of years thereafter he was county agent of the state board of corrections andcharities. He was also for some years one of the county superiutendents of the poor. He was married April 2, 1845, his wife dying July 6, 1889. He leaves three sons Edward, of Ypsilanti, Arthur M. , of Chicago, and Wilbur D. , of Bay City. He had served as eider of the Presbyterian church in Ypsilanti since March, 1852.