Biography of William H. Allen
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ALLEN, William Henry, manufacturer; born, Worcester, England, Sept. 10, 1871; son of Joseph and Elizabeth (Fox) Allen; educated in public schools of England and at Detroit Business University; married, at Detroit, Nov., 1896, Miss Jennie Johnson. Came to America, 1887, and began active career in factory of Oliver P. Hazard, manufacturer of pants, Detroit; next was connected with the Peerless Manufacturing Co. as sewing machine adjuster and later served in the same capacity with Marvin M. Stanton & Co.; was in employ of Kruttner, Rosenfield & Co., and the Binghamton Overall Co., Binghamton, N. Y.; returned to Detroit, 1897, and began as William H. Allen & Co., in mahufacture of all grades of petticoats, in which has since continued. Republican. Episcopaiian. Mason (Corinthian Lodge). Club: Detroit Motor Boat. Recreations: automobiling and motor boating. Office: 253-255 Lafayette Boul. Residence: 130 Stanton 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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