Biography of Charles H. L. Allen
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ALLEN, Charles Henry L., wholesale woolens; born, Cobourg, Ont., Can., Mar. 8, 1874; son of Henry and Sarah (Bigger) Allen; came to the United States, fall of 1879; educated grade schools, Jackson, Mich., 1880-4, Detroit, 1884-9; District High School, 1889-93; in office of architect, 1893-4; student Cornell University, 1894-6; married, July 10. 1901, Fanny L. Sheldon, of Chautauqua Co., N. Y.; two children: Henry Sheldon, Alice Albro. Lived in New York one year, Cleveland one year, St. Louis two years; partner Henry Allen & Sons, woolens and tailors' trimmings, since 1899; has traveled as salesman in the Middle West. Republican. Episcopalian. Member Detroit Board of Commerce. Clubs: Detroit Boat, Literary, Cornell, of Michigan. Recreation: traveling. Office: 10 Gratiot Ave. Rcsidence: 43 Calvert 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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