LOUD, George Alvin (1852-1925)

LOUD, GEORGE ALVIN, a Representative from Michigan; born in Bracebridge, Ohio, June 18, 1852; moved with his parents to Massachusetts in 1856 and to Au Sable, Mich., in 1866; attended the English High School, Boston, Mass., and Professor Patterson's School at Detroit, Mich.; was graduated from the Ann Arbor High School in 1869; vice president and general manager of the Au Sable & Northwestern Railroad; for four years was a colonel on the staff of Governor Pingree; paymaster on the U. S. revenue cutter McCulloch when it participated in the Battle of Manila Bay during the Spanish-American War; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-eighth and to the four succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1903-March 3, 1913); unsuccessful candidate for reelection; elected to the Sixty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1915-March 3, 1917); unsuccessful candidate for renomination; engaged in the lumber business at Au Sable, Mich.; killed in an automobile accident at Myrtle Point, Mich., November 13, 1925; interment in Au Sable Cemetery, Oscoda, Mich.

University of Michigan
Michigan Historical Collections, Bentley Historical Library
Ann Arbor, MI
Papers: In the Loud Family Papers, 1882-1942, 1 linear foot.
The collection includes correspondence of George A. Loud from ca. 1903-1917.

Papers: In the Herbert F. Baker Papers, 1904-1926, 5 linear feet and 1 volume.
Persons represented include George Alvin Loud. A finding aid is available in the library and online.

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

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