Biography of Clarence L. Ayres
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AYRES, Clarence L., president Northern Assurance Co. of Michigan; born, Decatur, Ind., Aug. 8, 1874; son of Nathan A. and Sarah J. (Chapman) Ayres; educated in public schools of Decatur; married, at Detroit, 1904, Miss Iva M. Sanders; two children: Byron, Robert M. On farm until age of 16; studied law with Judge Paulis, Marion, Ind., 1890-94, and was admited to bar, 1893; began active career in 1892 with John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Co., in Indiana, continuing for nine years; then became connected with the State Life Insurance Co., of Indianapolis, as state agent for Michigan, at Detroit, and remained with the company six years; vice president of the Northern Assurance Co. of Michigan, Jan., 1907-Jan., 1909, since president. Member Detroit Board of Commerce, Detroit Life Underwriters' Association. Progressive. Mason; Corinthian Lodge; King Cyrus Chapter; Monroe Council; Damascus Commandery, K. T.; Michigan Sovereign Consistory; Moslem Temple, Nobles of the Mystic Shrine; member I. O. O. P. Clubs: Felloweraft, Jackson City (Jackson, Mich.). Office: Dime Savings Bank Bldg. Residence: 75 Farnsworth St.

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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