Biography of John M. Barr
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BARR, John Martin, mechanical engineer; born, Altoona, Pa., Dec. 11, 1867; son Jacob Neff and Ella P. (Brooks) Barr; educated public schools, Milwaukee, Wis.; University of Wisconsin; universities of Zurich and Munich; married, Emma Maude Heydon, of Kansas City, Mo., Oct. 16, 1911. Served as apprentice, chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway, 189295; apprentice, Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Co., Pittsburgh, 1900-3, engineer; 1903-5, assistant to sales manager Industrial and Power Department, 1905-7, manager Industrial Power Department, 1907-9; manager Fairbanks Morse Electrical Manufacturing Co., Indianapolis, 1909-12; president and general manager Metal Products Co., manufacturers automobile axles and accessories, Detroit, since Sept., 1912. Presbyterian. Member Beta Theta Pi, Delta Tan Delta. Club: Wolverine Automobile. Recreations: automobiling, fishing. Office: Metal Products Co. Residence: 707 Pasadena Apts.

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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