Biography of Edward L. Ackerman
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ACKERMAN, Edward L., automobile hardware; born, Davis, Macomb Co., Mich., Oct. 2, 1869; sqn of Joseph Warren and Sarah A. (Hoover) Ackerman; descended from early Dutch settlers of New Amsterdam (New York), 17th or 18th century; educated in country district school, Michigan, and business college at Chatham, Out.; married at Detroit, Aug. 31, 1892, Marie E. Brown; four children: Edna Grace, Edward Clarence, Margaret Florence, Robert Joseph. Served as bookkeeper for Jos. N. Smith, Detroit, 188992; bookkeeper to chief clerk of Detroit Copper & Brass Rolling Mills, 1892.9; in grocery business for self, 1899-1900; salesman for Chicago Brass Co., 1900; bookkeeper Swift & Co., 1901, Chicago and St. Louis; productive engineer Detroit Copper & Brass Rolling Mills, 1901-2; vice-president, treasurer and manager Joe. N. Smith & Co., 1902.13, since president and general manager. Progressive Republican. Presbyterian. Member Board of Commerce, Detroit. Recreations: automobiling, fishing. Office: 4th Ave. and Porter St. Residence: 128 Rosedale Court.

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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