Biography of Lawrence Benkert
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BENKERT, Lawrence, wall paper; born, on farm near Piqua, O., Aug. 10, 1873; son of John and Magdalene (Mose) Benkert; educated in district schools; married, Oct. 17, 1906, Hannah Ertz, of Detroit; three children: Lawrence, Jr., Marion, Robert L. Began active career as salesman, Smith Bros., picture frames, and continued seven years; salesman for Kohler Bros., wall paper, etc., Detroit, 1903-10; co-partner Cadillac Wall Paper Co., wholesale and retail dealers, since June, 1910. Republican. Member Detroit Board of Commerce. Recreation: hunting. Office: 48 Cadillac Sq. and 43 Congress St. E.

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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