Jacob J. Van Riper

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Jacob J. Van Riper

Jacob J. Van Riper (March 8, 1838 – ?) was an American lawyer and politician. He served as the Attorney General of the State of Michigan from 1881 to 1885. He later served as a probate judge in Berrien County, Michigan from 1893 to 1901. He also served on the University of Michigan Board of Regents from 1880 to 1886.


  • History of the University of Michigan, 1906, by Burke Aaron Hinsdale, pp. 198–199
Legal offices
Preceded by
Otto Kirchner
Michigan Attorney General
Succeeded by
Moses Taggart