Albert T. Mudget, lumberman, located on section 33, Croton Township, was born in Vermont, Feb. 23, 1850, and is the son of Orrin and Mary (Chambers) Mudget.
At the age of 17 years Mr. Mudget began to work in a saw-mill and continued in that occupation about six years. The year 1874 he was engaged in lumbering, and in the spring of 1875 he bought 40 acres of land in Allegan Co., Mich., and made agriculture his pursuit for five years, when he sold out and engaged in mercantile business in the same county, which occupied his time and energies for nearly 18 months. He disposed of his business and in the summer of 1881 came to Newaygo County, where he first bought a half interest in a lumber mill located in Croton Twp. He has recently become sole proprietor by purchase, and continues to conduct his business with energy. The mill has a producing capacity of 20,000 feet of lumber daily.
Mr. Mudget was married in Hopkins, Allegan County, Mich., Sept. 22, 1872, to Mary E., daughter of Jackson and Emma (Adams) Baker. She was born in Allegan County, Feb. 7, 1855. Four children have been born of this marriage, namely: Albert J., Rosa B. and Carl S. are living. Clinton T. died when six months old.
Mr. Mudget is a Republican in political adhereence. Mrs. M. is a member of the Church of the Disciples.