Biography of Albert A. Albrecht
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ALBRECHT, Albert August., contractor and builder; born, Detroit, July 5, 1853; son of William and Caroline (Gutenschwager) Albrecht; educated in public schools of Detroit and Detroit Business College. Began by assisting his father, a builder and contractor in Detroit; name of firm became William Albrecht & Son; from 1877 to 1904 the business was conducted under the name of Albert A. Albrecht; in 1904 it was incorporated as The Albert A. Albrecht Co., of which is president and general manager. Erected the following buildings: The Union Trust Co.'s building, the Penobscot, the Masonic Temple, the Washington Arcade, the Stevens Block, the Morgan & Wright plant, Murphy Power plant, Edison Power House No. 1, Edison Power House No. 2, Gas Office building, and others. President Builders' Association of Detroit, 1905-8. Member Detroit Board of Commerce. Clubs: Harmonie, Rushmore, Detroit. Recreations: summer outing and fishing. Office: 220 Penobscot Bldg. Residence: 57 Martin Pl.

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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