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Samuel W. Beakes
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Birth Date:January 11, 1861
Astrology Sign:Capricron
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Died Date:February 9, 1927

Occupation:US Politician

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Samuel W. Beakes

Biography:Samuel W. Beakes (January 11, 1861 - February 9, 1927) was a politician from the U.S. state of Michigan.

Beakes was born in Burlingham, New York, in Sullivan County, New York and attended Wallkill Academy in Middletown, New York. He graduated from the law department of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in 1883, was admitted to the bar the same year, and commenced practice in Westerville, Ohio. He was editor and proprietor of the Westerville Review in 1884, of the Adrian, Michigan Daily Record 1884-1886, and of the Ann Arbor Argus 1886-1905. He was also mayor of Ann Arbor 1888-1890, postmaster of Ann Arbor 1894-1898, city treasurer 1891-1893 and 1903-1905, and city assessor 1906-1913. He was a delegate to the Democratic National Convention at St. Louis in 1916.

Beakes was elected as a Democrat from Michigan's 2nd District to the United States House of Representatives for the Sixty-third and Sixty-fourth Congresses, serving from March 4, 1913 to March 3, 1917. He successfully contested the election of Mark R. Bacon to the Sixty-fifth Congress and served from December 13, 1917, to March 3, 1919. He was defeated by Earl C. Michener for reelection in 1918 to the Sixty-sixth Congress.

After his service in Congress, he resided in Washington, D.C. and was assistant chief of the industrial cooperation service of the United States Department of Commerce from April to July 1919 and a staff member of the United States Veterans' Bureau from 1919 until his death in Washington, D.C. He is buried in Forest Hill Cemetery in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

This article incorporates facts obtained from the public domain Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

Preceded by: John Robison Mayor of Ann Arbor, Michigan 1888-1890 Succeeded by: Charles H. Manly

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Samuel W. Beakes's Personality Tarot Card The Wheel of Fortune - Personality Card

Birthday: January 11, 1861

A new chapter is starting; problems are solved through changes in circumstances.

Samuel W. Beakes's Character Tarot Card The Magician - Character Card

Birthday: January 11, 1861

Creative initiative, skill and opportunities for new ventures.

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Samuel W. Beakes's Growth Tarot Card The Lovers

Birthday: January 11, 2019

A relationship or love affair with a trial or choice involved.




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