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Edwin M. Cust

Name Tag: 
Edwin M. Cust
Years at Michigan: 
1849
Position
Position: 
Appointed Regent
Position Type: 
Regent
Emeritus: 
0
Emerita: 
0
Deceased: 
0
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Samuel Denton

Name Tag: 
Samuel Denton
Years at Michigan: 
1837 - 1840
School or College: 
Theory and Practice of Medicine
Medicine
Position
Position: 
Appointed Regent
Position Type: 
Regent
Position: 
Professor of the Theory and Practice of Medicine and of Pathology
Position Type: 
Professor
Emeritus: 
0
Emerita: 
0
Deceased: 
Deceased
Deceased Date: 
1860
Picture: 

Samuel William Dexter

Name Tag: 
Samuel William Dexter
Years at Michigan: 
1840 - 1841
Position
Position: 
Appointed Regent
Position Type: 
Regent
Emeritus: 
0
Emerita: 
0
Deceased: 
Deceased
Deceased Date: 
1863
Picture: 

William Draper

Name Tag: 
William Draper
Years at Michigan: 
1840 - 1844
Position
Position: 
Appointed Regent
Position Type: 
Regent
Emeritus: 
0
Emerita: 
0
Deceased: 
Deceased
Deceased Date: 
1858
Picture: 

Oliver Cromwell Comstock

Name Tag: 
Oliver Cromwell Comstock
Years at Michigan: 
1841 - 1843
Position
Position: 
Appointed Regent
Position Type: 
Regent
Emeritus: 
0
Emerita: 
0
Deceased: 
Deceased
Deceased Date: 
1860
Picture: 

Benjamin Franklin Hawkins Witherell

Name Tag: 
Benjamin Franklin Hawkins Witherell
Years at Michigan: 
1848 - 1852
Position
Position: 
Appointed Regent
Position Type: 
Regent
Emeritus: 
0
Emerita: 
0
Deceased: 
0
Picture: 

Austin Eli Wing

Name Tag: 
Austin Eli Wing
Years at Michigan: 
1845
Position
Position: 
Appointed Regent
Position Type: 
Regent
Emeritus: 
0
Emerita: 
0
Deceased: 
0
Picture: 

Ross Wilkins

Name Tag: 
Ross Wilkins
Years at Michigan: 
1837 - 1841
Position
Position: 
Appointed Regent
Position Type: 
Regent
Emeritus: 
0
Emerita: 
0
Deceased: 
0
Picture: 

Gideon Olin Whitemore

Name Tag: 
Gideon Olin Whitemore
Years at Michigan: 
1837 - 1840
Position
Position: 
Appointed Regent
Position Type: 
Regent
Emeritus: 
0
Emerita: 
0
Deceased: 
0
Picture: 

Dewitt Clinton Walker

Name Tag: 
Dewitt Clinton Walker
Years at Michigan: 
1843 - 1844
Position
Position: 
Appointed Regent
Position Type: 
Regent
Emeritus: 
0
Emerita: 
0
Deceased: 
0
Picture: