Francis William KELLOGG, Congress, MI (1810-1879)


KELLOGG, Francis William, a Representative from Michigan and from Alabama; born in Worthington, Mass., May 30, 1810; attended the common schools; moved to Columbus, Ohio, in 1833; thence to Grand Rapids, Mich., in 1855 and engaged in the lumber business at Kelloggville, Kent County; member of the State house of representatives in 1857 and 1858; elected from Michigan as a Republican to the Thirty-sixth, Thirty-seventh, and Thirty-eighth Congresses (March 4, 1859-March 3, 1865); during the Civil War organized the Second, Third, and Sixth Regiments by authority of the War Department and was appointed colonel of the Third Regiment; appointed by President Johnson collector of internal revenue for the southern district of Alabama April 30, 1866, and served until July 1868, residing in Mobile, Ala.; upon the readmission of Alabama to representation was elected as a Republican to the Fortieth Congress and served from July 22, 1868, to March 3, 1869; moved to New York City and later to Alliance, Stark County, Ohio, where he died January 13, 1879; interment in Fulton Street Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Mich.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present