Biography of William W. Admire
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ADMIRE, William Woodford, Eastern Michigan manager State Life Insurance Co. of Indianapolis; born, Elizabeth, Ind., July 24, 1861; son of James Beasley and Rachael (Veatch) Admire; educated common schools, Indiana; LL. B., Kent Law School, Chicago, 1894; Sheldon School of Scientific Salesmanship, Chicago, 1910; married, Dec. 23, 1883, Emma Smith, of Boonville, Ind.; one daughter: Pearle (Mrs. C. W. Dilcher, of Buffalo, N. Y.). Served as journeyman printer, stenographer and newspaper correspondent in Kansas, 1885-92; magazine writer, compiler Admire's Handbook of Kansas, 1891; agency director, Illinois Life Insurance Co., Chicago, 1899-1903; superintendent agency department, American Assurance Co., Philadelphia, 1903-10, since at Detroit. Republican (standpatter). Mason (Scottish and York rites, Shriner). Recreations: fishing, hunting and bowling. Office: 610 Penobecot Bldg. Residence: 30 Garfield 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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