Biography of Richard G. Beegen
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BEEGEN, Richard George, general hardware; born, Meissen, Germany, June 1, 1852; son of Gottleib and Wilhelmina (Grellmann) Beegen; educated in public schools, Germany; married, June 22, 1875, Bertha Ketcher, of Detroit (she died, 1906); five children: Rose, Elsa, Clara, Lisbeth, Rudolph. Learned tinsmith's trade in Germany and followed same as journeyman; came to Detroit, 1883, became connected with Pullman Car Shops; later entered employ of I. Gottfleld, hardware, with whom continued for eighteen years; purchased the business, 1900, and has since conducted same. Republican. Lutheran. Member Retail Hardware Dealers' Association. Address: 1108-1112 Michigan 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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