BECK, George, president Beck Cereal Co.; born, Preston, Ont., Can., Aug. 9, 1854; son of Jacob and Charlotte
(Hespeler) Beck; educated in public schools of Preston; married, at Ingersoll, Ont., 1884, Louisa M. Bland; one
daughter, Charlotte M. Began business career, 1877, with his father, who founded the Beck Cereal Co.; became member
of the firm, 1880, and since death of his father, Mar. 21, 1906, has been president of the company (incorporated,
1900). Also president Detroit Barrel Co. Member Detroit Board of Trade, Board of Commerce. Republican. Episcopalian.
Mason. Club: Old Club. Recreation: fishing. office: 569-575 Fort St. W. Residence: 1033 Cass Avenue.
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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