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DESNOYERS, Peter, pioneer, born in France, 21 April 1800; died in Detroit, Michigan, (; March 1880. He came to this country in early life, and settled first in Gallipolis, Ohio, and then in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Later he removed to Detroit, Michigan, where he resided until his death. Congress, in 1807, gave him a tract of land on Detroit River, in return for his loyalty to the United States. He subsequently became U. S. marshal for the territory of Michigan, and in 1839 state treasurer. From his long residence in Detroit, he came to be regarded as one of the most influential men of the City, as well as a leading spirit among the French population.
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