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Attorney General of State of Michigan
Incumbent
Mike Cox

since January 1, 2003
Appointer Popular Election
Term length 4 Years, Renewable Once
Inaugural holder Daniel LeRoy
Formation 1837
Website www.michigan.gov/ag


The Attorney General of Michigan is an elected official in the U.S. state of Michigan. Per the Michigan constitution of 1963, it is a four year term of office, and as amended in 1993, there is a two term limit. Michigan's current Attorney General is Mike Cox, who won re-election in 2006. Originally this was an appointed position until the 1950 State Constitution.

Michigan Attorney General Term of Service Political Party
Daniel LeRoy 1836–1837
Peter Morey 1837–1841
Zephaniah Platt 1841–1843
Elon Farnsworth 1843–1845
Henry N. Walker 1845–1847
Edward Mundy 1847–1848
George V. N. Lothrop 1848-1851
William Hale 1851–1854
Jacob M. Howard 1855–1860
Charles Upson 1861–1862
Albert Williams 1863–1866
William L. Stoughton 1867–1868
Dwight May 1869–1872
Byron D. Ball 1873–1874
Isaac Marston 1874
Andrew J. Smith 1875–1876
Otto Kirchner 1877–1880
Jacob J. Van Riper 1881-1884
Moses Taggart 1885-1888
Stephen V. R. Trowbridge 1889–1890
Benjamin W. Huston 1890
Adolphus A. Ellis 1891–1894
Fred A. Maynard 1895–1898
Horace M. Oren 1899-1902
Charles A. Blair 1903-1904
John E. Bird 1905-1910
Franz C. Kuhn 1910-1912
Roger I. Wykes 1912
Grant Fellows 1913-1916
Alexander J. Groesbeck 1917-1920
Merlin Wiley 1921-1923
Andrew B. Dougherty 1923-1926
Clare Retan 1926
William W. Potter 1927-1928
Wilber M. Brucker 1928-1930
Paul W. Voorhies 1931-1932
Patrick H. O’Brien 1933-1934
Harry S. Toy 1935
David H. Crowley 1935-1936
Raymond Wesley Starr 1937-1938
Thomas Read 1939-1940
Herbert J. Rushton 1941-1944
John R. Dethmers 1945-1946
Foss O. Eldred 1946
Eugene F. Black 1947-1948
Stephen J. Roth 1949-1950
Frank G. Millard 1951-1954 Republican
Thomas M. Kavanagh 1955-1957 Democratic
Paul L. Adams 1957-1961 Democratic
Frank J. Kelley 1961-1999 Democratic
Jennifer M. Granholm 1999-2003 Democratic
Mike Cox 2003–Present Republican

Source: Michigan Manual 2003-2004, Chapter IV, Former Officials of Michigan

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