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Doris Mae Mueller

Doris Mae Mueller, of Lake Orion. passed away on July 23, 2012. She was 87. Wife of the late Louis. Loving mother of Frank "Chip" Mueller, Dawn (Bob) Modders, Floyd R. "Dick" (Laurie) Mueller, Linda (Robert) Harm, and David (Patricia) Mueller....more >>

Frances Williams Anderson Pitcock

Frances Williams Anderson Pitcock passed away on June 21, 2012 after a short illness. She was 79. Born September 15, 1932 to Dorothy and Charles Williams at Leonard Michigan. She graduated from Oxford High School in 1950....more >>
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Born January 24th
1732: Pierre de Beaumarchais, French dramatist (The Barber of Seville, The Marriage of Figaro).
1862: Edith Wharton, U.S. novelist who wrote Ethan Frome and The Age of Innocence.
January 24th
in history
1639: Representatives from three Connecticut towns band together to write the Fundamental Orders, the first constitution in the New World.
1722: Czar Peter the Great caps his reforms in Russia with the Table of Rank which decrees a commoner can climb on merit to the highest positions.
1848: Gold is discovered by James Wilson Marshall at his partner Johann August Sutter's sawmill on the South Fork of the American River, near Coloma, California.
1903: U.S. Secretary of State John Hay and British Ambassador Herbert create a joint commission to establish the Alaskan border.
1911: U.S. Cavalry is sent to preserve the neutrality of the Rio Grande during the Mexican Civil War.