Biography of John Bornman
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BORNMAN, John, printer and bookbinder; born near Neustadt, Germany, Aug. 18, 1836; son of Dietrich and Elizabeth (Inunel) Bornman; came to America with parents early in life and was educated in public schools of Detroit; married at Detroit, 1862, Mary A. Holstein; two children: Charles F., Elizabeth C. (Mrs. C. Toelle, of Tonawanda, N. Y.). Learned printer's trade with the old Detroit Advertiser, beginning 1857; entered employ of O. S. Gulley, printers, 1864, and was admitted to firm of O. S. Gulley & Co., 1875; organized finn of John Bornman & Son, 1895, of which he has since been the head. Member Detroit Board of Commerce, Detroit Typothetae Republican. Member Evangelical Church. Charter member German Protestant Home for Orphans and Old People. Member National Fraternal Union. Office: cor. Fort St. and Second Ave. Residence: 108 Alexandrine Ave. W.

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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