Biography of Frank M. Baldwin
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BALDWIN, Frank Mortimer, car lot jobber in fruit and vegetables; born, Great Barrington, Berkshire Co., Mass., Nov. 29, 1867; son of Joel and Nancy Maria (Winegar) Baldwin; descended from James Baldwin, who came to Massachusetts about 1720 from England and was one of the first settlers in Berkshire Co.; also of Ephraim Baldwin, who was a colonel in the war of 1812; graduated Great Barrington High School, also of Bryant and Stratton Business College, Boston; married, Oct. 2, 1895, Katherine Hudson Woodyard, of Spencer, W. Va.; two daughters: Isabelle Woodyard, Marie Louise. Began active career at Detroit with Alfred Bush & Sons, commission merchants, continuing until 1908; since partner in firm of F. M. Baldwin & Co., car lot jobbers in fruits and vegetables; also manager and director Detroit Terminal Storage Co.; charter member United Fruit Auction Co., and now first vice president; actively identified with various other corporations. Member Detroit Board of Commerce. Republican. Member Board of Deacons, First Presbyterian Church. Member Fellowship Lodge, F. & A. M. Recreation: summer home. Office: Eighth St. and Jefferson Ave. Residence: 621 Cass 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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