The History of
Genesee County, MI
Online Edition by Holice, Deb & Clayton
FIRST POST OFFICE ESTABLISHED.
Before that event the first post office had been established there. The name of the office was Flint River. the first postmaster was Lyman Stowe, appointed August 5, 1834. It is said that, like many another obliging public servant under similar circumstances, he at times carried the post office about the streets in his silk hat. When the office was at home it was situated on the north west corner of the present Saginaw and Kearsley streets, on the site of the First National Bank. Mr. Stowe was reappointed, September, 1836, but was succeeded by John Todd the following year, whose commission was dated October 2, 1837.
|While Flint was still a village the following postmasters succeeded Mr. Todd:|
|William P. Crandall||December 28, 1839|
|William P. Crandall||October 12, 1844|
|William Moon||June 16, 1841|
|Alvin T. Crosman||April 28, 1849|
|Ephraim S. Williams||May 7, 1853|
History of Genesee
County, Michigan, Her People, Industries and Institutions
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