Biography of Charles E. Allinger
Wayne County, MI Biographies

ALLINGER, Charles Edward, secretarytreasurer The Chas. A. Strelinger Co.; born, Cincinnati, Oct. 29, 1877; son of Rev. Louis H. and Sarah (Delker) Allinger; father came from Germany in the early 50 's, served four years through the entire Civil War as private, chaplain and corporal, became a Methodist minister in 1866 and is still active; mother born in Vermilion, O.; educated public schools at Cincinnati, Marion, O., Allegheny, Pa., and Detroit, also Detroit High School and Detroit Business University; married, Sept. 12, 1900, Emma A. Benke, of Detroit; one daughter: Ruth Emma. Started to work as errand boy for The Chias. A. Strelinger Co., machinery, tools and shop supplies, 1895, working through the various departments; in 1907 was admitted to the firm, elected director and secretary treasurer, which positions has since held. Member Detroit Board of Commerce. Republican. Methodist. Member Palestine Lodge, F. & A. M.; Monroe Chapter; Detroit Commandery; Moslem Shrine; also Royal Arcanum. Member Ohio Society, Detroit Citizens League, Y. M. C. A. Clubs: Felloweraft, Detroit Motor Boat, Transportation, Automobile of Detroit, Wolverine Automobile, D. A. C. Recreations: boating and fishing. Office: 96-110 Bates St. Residence: 220 Maybury Ave.

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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