Biography of Joseph Bland
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BLAND, Joseph Edward, lawyer; born, London, Ont., May 5, 1866; son of Robert and Ann (Caughlin) Bland; educated in public schools, business college and University of Michigan, receiving degrees. of LL.B., 1895, and LL.M., 1896; unmarried. Began practice at Detroit, 1896; assistant U. S. attorney since Nov., 1908. Lieutenant commander and paymaster Michigan Naval Brigade (retired); served in Spanish American War, 1898, as member of crew of U. S. S. Yosemite; member House of Representatives, Michigan legislature, 1901-2 and 1905-6, and was elected to State Senate Nov. 6, 1906, and served one term. Republican. Episcopalian. Mason (R. A.). Member Association Bar City of Detroit, Pine Arts Society. Clubs: Detroit Boat, Fellowcraft, Lawyers'. Recreations: aquatics and other outdoor diversions. Office: 311 P. O. Bldg. Residence: 64 Watson St.

From:
The Book of Detroiters
A Biographical Dictionary
Of Leading Living Men
Of The City of Detroit

Second Edition 1914
Edited By: Albert Nelson Marquis
A. N. Marquis & Company
Chicago 1914.

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