|William J. Duff|
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Dr. William J. Duff, 1912
|Born||August 17, 1856|
Allegheny City, Pennsylvania
|Died||May 26, 1922(aged 65)|
|Alma mater||University of Michigan|
|Known for||Football player/Medical doctor|
Duff was born in Allegheny City, Pennsylvania, in 1856. In May 1869, the family moved to Fort Gratiot, now a part of Port Huron, Michigan. He attended the public schools of Port Huron and was sent to Ann Arbor High School for his preparatory education.
In 1885, Duff returned to Port Huron and entered the practice of medicine. During the Spanish-American War, he went to Cuba with the 33rd Michigan Volunteers. After the war, he served in the Michigan legislature in the sessions of 1899 and 1900. In June 1899, he married Wilhelmina Ross. They had one son, William Robert Mercer, born in 1901.
Duff died in May 1922 from angina pectoris.
- ↑ "1882 Football Team". University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library. http://bentley.umich.edu/athdept/football/fbteam/1882fbt.htm. Retrieved November 25, 2010.
- ↑ "1884 Football Team". University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library. http://bentley.umich.edu/athdept/football/fbteam/1884fbt.htm. Retrieved November 25, 2010.
- ↑ William Lee Jenks (1912). St. Clair County, Michigan: Its History and Its People. Lewis Publishing Co.. pp. 628–629. http://books.google.com/books?id=ict5AAAAMAAJ&printsec=frontcover#v=onepage&q&f=false.
- ↑ Justus S. Stearns, Secretary of State (1899). Michigan Legislative Manual and Official Directory for the Years 1899-1900. Robert Smith Publishing Co.. pp. 638–639. http://books.google.com/books?id=1wPiAAAAMAAJ&printsec=frontcover#v=onepage&q&f=false.
- ↑ "Deaths". Journal of the American Medical Association, vol. 78. 1922. http://jama.ama-assn.org/cgi/reprint/78/23/1831.pdf.