UTLEY, Henry Munson, librarian emeritus of Detroit; born at Plymouth, Mich., Aug. 6, 1836; son of Hiram and
Jane (Sands) Utley; graduate University of Michigan, 1861; (A.M., 1870); married at Pontiac, Mich., Mar., 1864,
Kate Lilly Burr; children: Irene (Mrs. William J. Rowell), Jane (Mrs. William H. Miller), Prances. Connected with
Detroit Free Press, 1861-66; city editor Detroit Post and its successor, the Post Tribune, 1866-81; secretary Board
of Education, Detroit, 1881-85; city librarian, 1885-1912, since librarian emeritus. Republican. Presbyterian.
President American Library Association, 1895; auditor Young Women's Home for thirty years member Detroit Association
of Charities, Alpha Delta Phi (University of Michigan). Clubs: Prismatic, Acanthus. Author: Wildcat Banking in
Michigan, 1875; The First President of Michigan University, 1882; History of Michigan as Province and State, 1906.
Office: City Library. Residence: 195 Charlotte Ave.
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
Wayne County, Michigan Biographies
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