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Francis William Kellogg
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Alabama's 1st congressional district|
July 22, 1868 – March 3, 1869
|Preceded by||James Adams Stallworth|
|Succeeded by||Alfred Buck|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Michigan's 4th congressional district|
March 4, 1863 – March 3, 1865
|Preceded by||Rowland E. Trowbridge|
|Succeeded by||Thomas W. Ferry|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Michigan's 3rd congressional district|
March 4, 1859 – March 3, 1863
|Preceded by||David S. Walbridge|
|Succeeded by||John W. Longyear|
|Member of the Michigan State House of Representatives|
May 30, 1810|
|Died||January 13, 1879
|Battles/wars||American Civil War|
Kellogg was born in Worthington, Massachusetts and attended the common schools. He moved to Columbus, Ohio, in 1833 and then to Grand Rapids, Michigan, in 1855 where he engaged in the lumber business with the firm Kellogg, White & Co. at Kelloggville (which was named after him) in Kent County, Michigan. He was a member of the Michigan State House of Representatives in 1857 and 1858.
Kellogg was elected from Michigan as a Republican to United States House of Representatives for the 36th, 37th, and 38th Congresses, serving from March 4, 1859 to March 3, 1865. He represented Michigan's 3rd congressional district for his first two terms, then the 4th district after a redistricting. In all three contests, he defeated the former mayor of Grand Rapids, Thomas B. Church, in the general election. During the American Civil War, he organized the Second, Third, and Sixth Regiments by the authority of the United States Department of War. He was appointed as the colonel of the Third Michigan.
During Reconstruction, he was appointed by U.S. President Andrew Johnson as collector of internal revenue for the southern district of Alabama on April 30, 1866, and served until July 1868, residing in Mobile, Alabama.
Upon the re-admission of Alabama to the Union, Kellogg was elected to a partial term in Alabama's 1st congressional district to the 40th Congress, serving from July 22, 1868, to March 3, 1869. He was succeeded by fellow Republican Alfred Buck. Kellogg then moved to New York City and later to Alliance, Ohio, where he died. He is interred in Fulton Street Cemetery in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
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