Biography of Peter J. Abt
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ABT, Peter Jesse, lawyer; born, New York City, June 8, 1869; son of Peter and Theresa (Holt) Abt; educated in public schools of New York City until 1885; U. S. Army Schools, Columbus, O. 1888, and U. S. Army Schools, San Antonio, Tex., 1889; Detroit College of Law, 1898-1901, graduating, LL.B., 1901; student of special subjects at medical college and graduate Ontario Veterinary College, degree of V.S., 1907; married, Nov. 2, 1892, Margaret Reed; children: Helen A., Reed E., Winifred M., Leroy J. Engaged in practice since 1901; connected with the Detroit United Railway, since Jan., 1910. Served in Illinois National Guard, 1886-87; on duty during riots in Chicago;. private and sergeant 19th U. S. Infantry, Columbus and San Antonio; honorably discharged at Detroit; 2nd lieutenant Detroit City Greys, Michigan National Guard, 1892; has held rank of captain, major, colonel, and brigadier general of various civic and military organizations. Republican. Episcopalian. Member I. O. O. F. Recreations: outdoor diversions. Office: 12 Woodward Ave. Residence: 491 Kercheval Ave.

From:
The Book of Detroiters
A Biographical Dictionary
Of Leading Living Men
Of The City of Detroit

Second Edition 1914
Edited By: Albert Nelson Marquis
A. N. Marquis & Company
Chicago 1914.

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