BIRD, Charles Elliott, funeral director; born, Romulus, Wayne Co., Mich., July 12, 1857; son of Isaac and Sarah
(Collard) Bird; educated in public schools, Wayne Co., Mich.; State Normal School, Ypsilanti, in 1882; married,
May 27, 1886, Clara Lane, of Blissfield, Mich; one daughter, Madeline. Served as superintendent of schools in various
towns in Michigan, 1882-94; came to Detroit, and has been senior partner C. E. Bird & Co. since 1895. Formerly
member Board of Examiners for Teachers of Ingham Co., Mich. Progressive. Methodist. Member and twice president
Detroit Funeral Directors' Association; member Michigan Funeral Directors' Association. Mason, K. T.; member I.
O. O. F.; Knights of Pythias; K. O. T. M. Club: Exchange. Office: 53 Bagley Ave. Residence: 456 Putnam Ave.
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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