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Bird J. Vincent

Bird J. Vincent
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Michigan's 8th district
In office
March 4, 1923 – July 18, 1931
Preceded by Joseph W. Fordney
Succeeded by Michael J. Hart
Personal details
Born March 6, 1880
Brandon Township, Michigan
Died July 18, 1931 (aged 51)
see article
Nationality American
Political party Republican
Alma mater University of Michigan
Occupation Lawyer

Bird J. Vincent (March 6, 1880 - July 18, 1931) was a soldier and politician from the U.S. state of Michigan.

Early life

Vincent was born in Brandon Township near Clarkston, Michigan.


Vincent attended the public schools of Oakland and Midland Counties and Ferris Institute (now Ferris State University) in Mecosta County. He graduated from the law department of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in 1905, and was admitted to the bar the same year, and commenced practice in Saginaw.


He served as assistant prosecuting attorney of Saginaw County from 1909 to 1914 and prosecuting attorney from 1915 to 1917. In 1917, Vincent resigned to enter the Army. During World War I, he served ten months in France as a first lieutenant of the Sixth Train Headquarters and in the Three Hundred and Second Train Headquarters. After the war, he served as city attorney of Saginaw from 1919 to 1923. In 1922, Vincent was elected as a Republican from Michigan's 8th congressional district to the 68th Congress, and subsequently re-elected to the four

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