WATERBURY, I. ROY
W. J. Beal, History of the Michigan Agricultural College and Biographical Ketches Of Trustees and Professors, Published by the Agricultural College, East Lansing (1915), pp. 373-374
I. Roy Waterbury was the son of Richard H. Waterbury of Nassau, Rensselaer county, New York and Loxey L. (Sutton) Waterbury, of Oakland county, Michigan. He was born October 2, 1869, at Highland, Michigan. He married Emma D. Hagadorn of Highland, Michigan.
He was educated in the public schools with supplementary reading. Affiliated with the Congregational church, a Republican in politics. He was a farmer and merchant at Highland 1903; editor Michigan Farmer 1904, continuing in 1913; township clerk 1895; township treasurer 1896; supervisor 1897-98; member of the legislature 1899-1900; 1901-1902; state Senator 1903-1905; trustee of the State Hospital for Insane at Pontiac 1905-1907; member of the State Board of Agriculture 1907-1916.
An active and highly esteemed citizen.
Address: Detroit and Highland, Mich.