Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
KELLEY, Patrick Henry (1867-1925)

KELLEY, PATRICK HENRY, a Representative from Michigan; born near Dowagiac, Silver Creek Township, Cass County, Mich., October 7, 1867; moved to Berrien County with his parents, who settled in Watervliet in 1875; attended the district and village schools; was graduated from the Valparaiso (Ind.) Normal School in 1887; taught school at Fair Plain for several years; attended the Michigan Normal College at Ypsilanti and was graduated from the law department of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in 1900; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Lansing, Mich.; member of the State board of education 1901-1905; State superintendent of public instruction 1905-1907; Lieutenant Governor of Michigan 1907-1911; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-third and to the four succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1913-March 3, 1923); did not seek renomination but was an unsuccessful candidate for election to the United States Senate in 1922; resumed the practice of law in Lansing, Mich., died while on a visit to Washington, D.C., September 11, 1925; interment in Mount Hope Cemetery, Lansing, Mich.

University of Michigan
Bentley Historical Library Michigan Historical Collections
Ann Arbor, MI
Papers: 1910-1924, 0.5 linear foot.
The papers of Patrick H. Kelley include correspondence, newspaper clippings, speeches, and a scrapbook concerning his political career and private law practice. A finding aid is available in the library.

Papers: In the Junius Emery Beal Papers, 1869-1946, 15.3 linear feet.
Correspondents include Patrick H. Kelley. A finding aid is available in the library and online.

Papers: In the John J. Carton Papers, 1883-1921, 17 linear feet and 3 volumes.
Correspondents include Patrick H. Kelley. A finding aid is available in the library and online.

Papers: In the Marshall L. Cook Papers, 1880-1945, 6 linear feet.
Correspondents include Patrick H. Kelley. A finding aid is available in the library.

Papers: In the William Butts Mershon Papers, 1848-1943, 47 linear feet.
Persons represented include Patrick Henry Kelley. A finding aid is available in the library and online.

Papers: In the Frank T. Newton Papers, 1900-1931, 1 linear foot.
Correspondents include Patrick H. Kelley. A finding aid is available in the library.

Papers: In the Chase Salmon Osborn Papers, 1889-1949, 168 linear feet and 3 volumes.
Persons represented include Patrick Henry Kelley. A finding aid is available in the library and online.

Papers: In the Charles Elroy Townsend Papers, 1905-1922, 1 linear foot.
Subjects include Patrick Henry Kelley.

Papers: In the Claude Halstead Van Tyne Papers, 1885-1930, 4 linear feet.
Persons represented include Patrick Henry Kelley. A finding aid is available in the library.

Papers: In the Clara Marian Wheeler Papers, 1874-1948, 6 linear feet.
Correspondents include Patrick H. Kelley. A finding aid is available in the library.