Biography of Elbert C. Adams
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ADAMS, Elbert Clinton, steam packings and rubber goods; born, Valley Mills, N. Y., Mar. 26, 1869; son of Clinton and Mary (Savery) Adams; common school education; married at Oneida, N. Y., July 18, 1893, Jennie M. Ayres. Began active career at age of 14 in china and glass store of Henry Rivenburgh, Oneida; was with the firm eight years, from office boy to traveling salesman; then went upon the road for George H. Wheelock & Co., china and glassware, South Bend, Ind., and continued with the firm twelve years; sales manager The arlock Packing Co., at Detroit, Jan. 1, 1904, to May 1, 1908; since manager Detroit branch of The Anchor Packing Co. (of which is a stockholder); also general manager for all of Canada, of The Anchor Packing Co. Member Detroit Board of Commerce. Republican. Presbyterian. Member B. P. O. E. Recreation: entertaining with sleight of hand tricks,' which he himself originates. Office: 158 Jefferson Ave. Residence: 141 Forest Ave. W.

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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