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Bio

Frank Lincoln Sage
History of the University of Michigan

FRANK LINCOLN SAGE was born at Lewiston, New York, July 13, 1867, son of Franklin S. and Elizabeth A. (Gray) Sage. After receiving an early education in the common schools of Lewiston and the High School of Lockport, New York, he entered Mt. Union College, Ohio, and was graduated Bachelor of Science in 1890.

The same year he came to Michigan to accept the principal-ship of the West Side High School at Saginaw, where he remained till 1899. He then entered the Law Department of the University of Michigan, from which he was graduated Bachelor of Laws in 1901.

He immediately took up the practice of his profession in Buffalo, New York, but a year later was called to a place on the Law Faculty of the University of Michigan, becoming at first Assistant Professor of Law and in 1904 Professor of Law.

He was married November 26, 1890, to Ida A. Miller, and they have one child, Carleton Miller.

-- From "History of the University of Michigan" by Burke Aaron Hinsdale. Published by the University of Michigan in 1906.