Biography of Oscar Barkenowitz
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BARKENOWITZ, Oscar, vice president Detroit Candy Co.; born, Cologne, Germany, May 5, 1859; son of Gustave Frederick and Clara (Stein) Barkenowitz; was brought to America, 1860; educated public schools, Detroit; married, Sept. 10, 1885, Susan Brabyn, of Detroit (who died June, 1908); second, July 10, 1911, Clara M. Schneider, of Detroit; one son by first marriage, Guy F. Learned baker's and confectioner's trade in Paris, France and Germany; returned to Detroit, 1888, and entered business on own account; assisted, 1896, in organizing the Detroit Candy Co., of which he is vice president. Republican. Episcopalian. Member Detroit Jobbers' and Confectioners' Association. Mason. Club: Detroit Yacht. Recreations: automobiing and yachting. Office: 476-480 Gratiot Ave. Residence: 142 Field 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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