Legislator Details

Image of William  Aldrich Tateum
Image Description:
William A. Tateum portrait from Manual 1893 [unpaged]

William Aldrich Tateum
Number of sessions served 1
Gender: Male
Age at election: 30

Vital Records Information:

Date: 8/31/1862
City: Westborough, MA
County: Worcester County, MA
Country: US
Date: 5/15/1957
City: Newaygo, MI
County: Newaygo County, MI
Country: US
Type of Burial: interred
City: Newaygo, MI
County: Newaygo County, MI
Country: US
Cemetery: Newaygo Cemetery

Marital Information:
married Mary Adele Morris of Grand Rapids, 1887

Number of Children: 0


Military Service:
Occupation: lawyer
Race: Caucasian or White

graduated from Wesleyan University, Middleton, CT, 1884; attended Boston University Law School

Biographical Sketch:
Located in Grand Rapids, 1887. Served on board of aldermen, Grand Rapids, 1891-92. Elected speaker of the Michigan House of Representatives for the 1893-94 session.

Notable Facts:
Authored "Before The Blazing Back-log: Little Tales Of Woods, Fields, Waters", 1907; ISBN #9781179391809. According to House Journal, 1957, p. 1695, HR 14, he died 5/15/1957.

Sessions Served:

Chamber: House
Party: Republican
Committees Served On:
Postions Held: Speaker

City of Residence: Grand Rapids
County of Residence Kent
District: Kent 1
District Description: City of Grand Rapids

Date Elected: 11/8/1892
Date Sworn In: 1/4/1893
Date Left Office:

Reason for Leaving Office: N/A
End of Term Status: Departed

Maritial Status: Married


MI Manual 1893, p. 620.