Grant Martin HUDSON, Congress, MI (1868-1955)


HUDSON, Grant Martin, a Representative from Michigan; born in Eaton Township, Lorain County, Ohio, July 23, 1868; attended the common schools; was graduated from Kalamazoo (Mich.) College and also attended the University of Chicago; minister at Dowagiac, Mich., 1894-1896; engaged in mercantile pursuits in Schoolcraft, Mich., in 1896; member of the State house of representatives 1905-1909; president of the village of Schoolcraft, Mich., 1909-1911; member of the State industrial accident compensation commission in 1920 and 1921; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-eighth and to the three succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1923-March 3, 1931); chairman, Committee on Alcohol Liquor Traffic (Sixty-ninth Congress); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1930; engaged in the insurance business in Lansing, Mich.; State purchasing agent in 1939; State tax commissioner in 1940; died in Kalamazoo, Mich., October 26, 1955; interment in Mount Hope Cemetery, Lansing, Mich.

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