- Anson R. HARRINGTON, p. 373
Senator, 1917-18, from the Seventeenth District, comprising the county of Kent. Was born in Walker Township, Kent County, Mich., Apr. 6, 1870, son of Vernon and Martha Ellis Harrington. He was educated in the district schools. He was married Dec. 27, 1899 to Ella M. Bailey, daughter of Joseph S. and Ann Mary Cross Bailey. In politics he was a Democrat. He was elected to the Senate, Nov. 7, 1916; was renominated in 1918 but defeated. He died Dec. 1, 1918.