ALGER, Russell Alexander, sr., lumber manufacturer; born, Detroit, Feb. 27, 1873; son of the late Gen. R. A.
and Annette H. (Henry) Alger; educated at Michigan Military Academy, Detroit High School and Phillips Academy,
Andover, Mass.; married, at Detroit, Jan. 23, 1896, Miss Marion Jarves. Was associated with his father in business
and is executor of the Alger estate; in business for himself since 1903. President Alger, Smith & Co., wholesale
manufacturers of lumber, Anderson Forge & Machine Co.; vicepresident Packard Motor Car Co.; treasurer Duluth
& Northern Minnesota R. R. Co.; director Security Trust Co., People's State Bank, Manistique Lumber Co., Alger
Sullivan Co., Gibford Specialty Co. Republican. Presbyterian. Member Loyal Legion (by inheritance). Clubs: Detroit,
Yondotega, Country, Detroit Yacht, Detroit Boat, Automobile, Detroit Racquet and Curling, Hunt, St. Glair Fishing
and Shooting, Yacht, Automobile of America (New York), Kitchi Gammi (Duluth), Mount Royal (Montreal), Canada Shooting.
Recreations: boating and field sports. Office: 1202-1207 Ford Bldg. Residence: "The Moorings," Grosse
Pointe Farms, Much.
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
Wayne County, Michigan Biographies
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