BATTEN, John William, engineer; born, Essex, Ont., Aug. 29, 1879; son of Thomas and Elizabeth Jane (Thornton)
Batten; educated public and high schools, Essex; B.A. (course in chemistry and mineralogy), University of Toronto,
1906; married, Sept. 13, 1907, Maude Mary MacCutcheon, of Thorndale, Ont.; two children: Elizabeth Jane Thornton,
Frederick William MacCutcheon. Began in employ of the Detroit City Gas Co. in 1906, as "results man";
later chemist, superintendent of Station "A," assistant engineer, and appointed engineer, 1911. Methodist.
Member Detroit Engineering Society, Society of Detroit Chemists, Detroit Board of Commerce. Mason. Club: Fellowcraft.
Recreation: tenths. Office: 402 Gas Office Bldg. Residence: 297 W. Grand Boulevard.
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
Wayne County, Michigan Biographies
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