Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Field, Moses Whelock

Field, Moses Whelock, a Representative from Michigan; born in Watertown, Jefferson County, N.Y., February 10, 1828; moved with his parents to Cato, Cayuga County, N.Y.; attended the public schools, and was graduated from the academy in Victor, N.Y.; moved to Detroit, Mich., in 1844 and engaged in mercantile and agricultural pursuits; alderman of Detroit1863-1865; elected as a Republican to the Forty-third Congress (March 4, 1873-March 3, 1875); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1874 to the Forty-fourth Congress; instrumental in organizing the Independent Greenback Party, having called the national convention at Indianapolis, Ind., May 17, 1876; gave fifty acres of land to Detroit for a park (Linden Park) in 1875; regent of the University of Michigan in 1888; lived on his farm; "Linden Lawn," in the township of Hamtramck, a suburb of Detroit, where he died March 14, 1889; interment in Woodmere Cemetery.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Field, Moses Whelock," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1154 1155. Original Sources, accessed August 22, 2019, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=QCGK5G883UB9Y36.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Field, Moses Whelock." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1154, page 1155. Original Sources. 22 Aug. 2019. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=QCGK5G883UB9Y36.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Field, Moses Whelock' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1154, pp.1155. Original Sources, retrieved 22 August 2019, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=QCGK5G883UB9Y36.