1925 in Michigan

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Events from the year 1925 in Michigan.

Office holders[edit]

Mayor Smith
Sen. Couzens

State office holders[edit]

Mayors of major cities[edit]

Federal office holders[edit]

Population[edit]

In the 1920 United States Census, Michigan was recorded as having a population of 3,668,412, ranking as the seventh most populous state in the country. By 1930, Michigan's population had increased by 32.0% to 4,842,325.

Cities[edit]

The following is a list of cities in Michigan with a population of at least 15,000 based on 1920 U.S. Census data. Historic census data from 1910 and 1930 is included to reflect trends in population increases or decreases.

1920
Rank
City County 1910 Pop. 1920 Pop. 1930 Pop. Change 1920-30
1 Detroit Wayne 465,766 993,678 1,568,662 57.9%
2 Grand Rapids Kent 112,571 137,634 168,592 22.5%
3 Flint Genesee 38,550 91,599 156,492 70.8%
4 Saginaw Saginaw 50,510 61,903 80,715 30.4%
5 Lansing Ingham 31,229 57,327 78,397 36.8%
6 Hamtramck Wayne 3,559 48,615 56,268 15.7%
7 Kalamazoo Kalamazoo 39,437 48,487 54,786 13.0%
8 Jackson Jackson 31,433 48,374 55,187 14.1%
9 Bay City Bay 45,166 47,554 47,355 −0.4%
10 Highland Park Wayne 4,120 46,499 52,959 13.9%
11 Muskegon Muskegon 24,062 36,570 41,390 15.2%
12 Battle Creek Calhoun 25,267 36,164 45,573 26.0%
13 Pontiac Oakland 14,532 34,273 64,928 89.4%
14 Port Huron St. Clair 18,863 25,944 31,361 20.9%
15 Ann Arbor Washtenaw 14,817 19,516 26,944 38.1%
16 Ironwood Gogebic 12,821 15,739 14,299 −9.1%

[1]

Boom cities of the 1920s[edit]

The 1920s saw an explosion of growth in the population of small cities near Detroit, with some communities growing more than three fold. Dearborn was the most extreme case, growing 20-fold from 2,470 to 50,358 persons.

1920
Rank
City County 1910 Pop. 1920 Pop. 1930 Pop. Change 1920-30
Warren Macomb 2,346 6,780 24,024 254.3%
Royal Oak Oakland 1,071 6,007 22,904 281.3%
Ferndale Oakland -- 2,640 20,855 690.0%
Dearborn Wayne 911 2,470 50,358 1,938.8%

[1]

Counties[edit]

The following is a list of counties in Michigan with populations of at least 40,000 based on 1920 U.S. Census data. Historic census data from 1910 and 1930 are included to reflect trends in population increases or decreases.

1920
Rank
County Largest city 1910 Pop. 1920 Pop. 1930 Pop. Change 1920-30
1 Wayne Detroit 531,591 1,177,645 1,888,946 60.4%
2 Kent Grand Rapids 159,145 183,041 240,511 31.4%
3 Genesee Flint 64,555 125,668 211,641 68.4%
4 Saginaw Saginaw 89,290 100,286 120,717 20.4%
5 Oakland Pontiac 49,576 90,050 211,251 134.6%
6 Ingham Lansing 53,310 81,554 116,587 43.0%
7 Calhoun Battle Creek 56,638 72,918 87,043 19.4%
8 Houghton Houghton 88,098 71,930 52,851 -26.5%
9 Jackson Jackson 53,426 72,539 92,304 27.2%
10 Kalamazoo Kalamazoo 60,327 71,225 91,368 28.3%
11 Bay Bay City 68,238 69,548 69,474 -0.1%
12 Berrien Niles 53,622 62,653 81,066 29.4%
13 Muskegon Muskegon 40,577 62,362 84,630 35.7%
14 St. Clair Port Huron 52,341 58,009 67,563 16.5%
15 Washtenaw Ann Arbor 44,714 49,520 65,530 32.3%
16 Lenawee Adrian 47,907 47,767 49,849 4.4%
17 Ottawa Holland 45,301 47,660 54,858 15.1%
18 Marquette Marquette 46,739 45,786 44,076 −3.7%

[2]

Sports[edit]

Baseball[edit]

American football[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Ice hockey[edit]

Other[edit]

Chronology of events[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

June[edit]

July[edit]

August[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

Births[edit]

Gallery of 1925 births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

Gallery of 1925 deaths[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Fourteenth Census of the United States Volume I Population 1920. United States Department of Commerce Bureauof the Census. 1921. pp. 232–236. 
  2. ^ Fourteenth Census of the United States Volume I Population 1920. United States Department of Commerce Bureauof the Census. 1921. pp. 458–468. 
  3. ^ a b "1925 Detroit Tigers Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved July 10, 2017. 
  4. ^ "1925 AL Batting Leaders". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved July 10, 2017. 
  5. ^ "2012 University of Michigan Baseball Record Book" (PDF). University of Michigan. 2012. pp. 22, 66. Retrieved August 9, 2017. 
  6. ^ 2012 U-M Baseball Record Book, p. 13.
  7. ^ "1925 Detroit Panthers Statistics & Players". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved July 10, 2017. 
  8. ^ "1925 Michigan State Spartans Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 14, 2017. 
  9. ^ "2015 Eastern Michigan Football Digital Media Guide" (PDF). Eastern Michigan University Football. pp. 161, 170. Retrieved June 30, 2016. 
  10. ^ "1925 Detroit Mercy Titans Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved November 23, 2015. 
  11. ^ "Central Michigan 2015 Football Media Guide" (PDF). Central Michigan University. 2015. pp. 100, 108. Retrieved July 24, 2016. 
  12. ^ "Football Records: Annual Results". Western Michigan University. Retrieved July 5, 2016. 
  13. ^ "Football Records: Year-By-Year Results - 1920 - 29". Western Michigan University. Retrieved July 5, 2016. 
  14. ^ "Western Michigan Broncos School History". SR/CBB. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved July 10, 2017. 
  15. ^ "Michigan School History". SR/CBB. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved July 10, 2017. 
  16. ^ "University of Michigan Basketball Record Book" (PDF). University of Michigan. p. 24. 
  17. ^ "Michigan State Spartans School History". SR/CBB. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved July 10, 2017. 
  18. ^ "Detroit Mercy Titans School History". SR/CBB. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved July 10, 2017. 
  19. ^ "Michigan Team History". College Hockey News. Retrieved July 10, 2017. 
  20. ^ "Michigan State Team History". College Hockey News. Retrieved July 10, 2017. 
  21. ^ "Michigan Tech Team History". College Hockey News. Retrieved July 10, 2017. 
  22. ^ "Berneida Wins Mackinac Race". Port Huron Times Herald. July 28, 1925. p. 1 – via Newspapers.com. 
  23. ^ "Michigan Open Title Annexed By Robertson". Detroit Free Press. July 22, 1925. p. 14 – via Newspapers.com. 
  24. ^ "Gov. Groesbeck Again Sworn In". Detroit Free Press. January 2, 1925. p. 13 – via Newspapers.com. 
  25. ^ "New Buhl Building Represents Experience of Nation's Experts". Detroit Free Press. May 3, 1925. pp. 1–2 – via Newspapers.com.