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Henry Westonrae Carey

Name Tag: 
Henry Westonrae Carey
Years at Michigan: 
1902 - 1910
Position
Position: 
Elected Regent
Position Type: 
Regent
Emeritus: 
0
Emerita: 
0
Deceased: 
0
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William Johnson Cocker

Name Tag: 
William Johnson Cocker
Years at Michigan: 
1890 - 1901
Position
Position: 
Elected Regent
Position Type: 
Regent
Emeritus: 
0
Emerita: 
0
Deceased: 
0
Picture: 

Roger Williams Butterfield

Name Tag: 
Roger Williams Butterfield
Years at Michigan: 
1888 - 1904
Position
Position: 
Elected Regent
Position Type: 
Regent
Emeritus: 
0
Emerita: 
0
Deceased: 
0
Picture: 

James Albert Sweezey

Name Tag: 
James Albert Sweezey
Years at Michigan: 
1864 - 1872
Position
Position: 
Elected Regent
Position Type: 
Regent
Emeritus: 
0
Emerita: 
0
Deceased: 
Deceased
Deceased Date: 
1898
Picture: 

Alpheus Felch

Name Tag: 
Alpheus Felch
Years at Michigan: 
1857 - 1883
School or College: 
Law
Position
Position: 
Tappan Professor of Law
Position Type: 
Professor
Position: 
Ex Officio Regent
Position Type: 
Regent
Emeritus: 
0
Emerita: 
0
Deceased: 
Deceased
Deceased Date: 
1896
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Nellie Mae Varner

Name Tag: 
Nellie Mae Varner
Degree: 
Ph.D.
Years at Michigan: 
1968 - 1979
School or College: 
Political Science
Literature, Science, and the Arts
Position
Position: 
Assistant Professor of Political Science
Position Type: 
Assistant Professor
Position: 
Elected Regent -1981-1997
Position Type: 
Regent
Emeritus: 
0
Emerita: 
0
Deceased: 
0
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