Biography of Frederick M. Alger
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ALGER, Frederick Moulton, investor and business manager; born, Detroit, June 27, 1876; son of Gen. Russell A. and Annette H. (Henry) Alger; educated in Phillips Academy, Andover, Mass., and Harvard University, graduating from the latter, A. B., 1899; married at Detroit, May 2, 1901, Mary Eldridge Swift; children: Frances and Frederick M., Jr. Has been engaged in business in Detroit since 1900; director and treasurer Alger, Smith & Co., lumber manufacturers, Mathstique Lumbering Co.; director Packard Motor Car Co., Anderson Forge and Machine Co., Michigan Copper & Brass Co., National Bank of Commerce. Served as captain and assistant adjutant general, U. S. Vols., in Santiago Campaign, Spanish American War, 1898. Republican. Presbyterian. Clubs: Detroit, Yondotega, University (Detroit), Metropolitan, Army and Navy (Washington), University Yacht, Aero, Grolier, Harvard (New York). Recreations: horseback riding, baseball, etc. Office: 1202 Ford Bldg. Residence: Grosse Pointe Village, Michigan.

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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