William Richert (mayor)
|40th Mayor of Detroit, Michigan|
|Preceded by||Hazen S. Pingree|
|Succeeded by||William C. Maybury|
|Died||June 16, 1912
William Richert served on the Detroit City Council as a Republican from 1890 to 1897, and as its president in 1895 and 1897. When Hazen S. Pingree was elected governor of Michigan in 1897, Richert served as acting mayor until a special election was held. He ran unsuccessfully for state senate in 1899.
William Richert died in Detroit in on June 16, 1912.
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