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Judge Daniel LeRoy

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In 1817 when Michigan was opened to settlers, Daniel accepted the position of Attorney General for the United States in the territory. He was the last Attorney General for the Territory of Michigan and the first Attorney General for the State of Michigan. He spoke French fluently and served as envoy to Cuba. In 1850 at 75 years of age, he moved to Fenton. He opened the first hotel in Fenton.

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