People of Detroit
Succeeded Guy Carleton as Governor of Canada (1778-1784).
Took supplies to and started a trade business in Detroit in January, 1761.
George Louis Hanover
King of EnglandBorn: 1660
English King in late 1700's.
John H. HarmonBorn: 06-21-1819
26th Mayor of the City of Detroit (1852-1853)
Town baker. A fire started in Harvey's barn destroyed all of Detroit on June 11, 1805.
Last lieutenant-governor of British Fort Detroit.
Held lot #13 of the original 68 land grants Cadillac made to private individuals from March 1707 to June 1710.
One of thirty leading Detroit citizens deported by General Proctor for criticizing the General's actions during the War of 1812.
Franciscan Priest of the Recollet order. Penned the first known written description of the Detroit area.
Hugo J Hesse
Hugo J. Hesse and his real estate business partner Walter C. Piper were early settlers of Warren, Michigan. Their company was called Piper-Hesse. Special thanks to Suzette deBeaubien Brown, granddaughter of Hugo J. Hesse, for this information.
Lieutenant-governor of Canada(?) in 1786.
Douglass HoughtonBorn: 09-21-1809
18th Mayor of the City of Detroit (1842)
Charles HowardBorn: 08-07-1804
23rd Mayor of the City of Detroit (1849-1850)
13th Mayor of the City of Detroit (1837)
Bela HubbardBorn: 1814
Learn more about Bela Hubbard at Wikipedia.
Nephew of Henry Jackson Hunt, second Mayor of the City of Detroit.
Henry Jackson Hunt
2nd Mayor of the City of Detroit (1826; died in office)
Oliver Moulton HydeBorn: 03-10-1804
27th and 29th Mayor of the City of Detroit (1854-1855 & 1856-1857); helped establish the Detoit House of Correction