Chauncey G. Cady

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Chauncey Goodrich Cady (August 20, 1803 – December 10, 1893) was an American farmer and politician.

Born in Otsego County, New York, Cady moved to Mt. Clemens, Michigan Territory and settled in what is now Cady, Michigan. He was a farmer and held various local offices. He served in the Michigan Territorial Militia in 1826-1829 as a paymaster with the rank of major. In 1845 and 1849, he served in the Michigan House of Representatives. He joined the Republican Party in 1854. He died in Detroit, Michigan. His brother was Horace H. Cady who also served in the Michigan Legislature.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ 'Historical Collections,' Vol 26, Michigan State Historical Society: 1896, Biographical Sketch of Chauncey G. Cady, pg. 162-163
  2. ^ Macomb County Early Pioneers
  3. ^ 'Descendants of Nicholas Cady of Watertown, Mass. 1645-1910,' Orrin Peer Allen, Press of C.B. Fiske and Company: 1910, Biographical Sketch of Chauncery Cade, pg. 272