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An Old Pioneer Drops Dead

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George N. B. Renwick, of Salem, (lied in tbis city very suddenly on Friday'last. He had just finished unloading some grain at the Argo milis, on the Northside, and was returing to his wagon to drive away when he feil foiward and expired. Coronei' Ball suminoned a jury and a verdict of death from natural causes was rende red. Mr. Reuwick was born in New York June 24, 1827, and came to this county with his parents the year folloning, havinglived here ever since, on a fine 300 acre farm in Salem, which township his father, also named George, assisted in organizing. The eider ├łenwick was amember of the legislature of the territory of Michigan for four years, and of the State for ten years. Thedeceased with others from his township, fought the paying of $25,000 in bonds voted by his township for aid to the Detroit, Lansing & Northern R. E., and carrying the case to the supreme court tliey won it, thua Michigan was saved many thousands of dollars, it not from bankruptcy. Mr. Renwick was at first a Whig but afterwards a deinocrat. The only office he ever held was that of justice of the peace.


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Ann Arbor Courier