Biography of Russell A. Alger, Sr.
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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.

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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