Biography of Lem W. Bowen
Wayne County, MI Biographies





BOWEN, Lem Warner, president and general manager D. M. Ferry & Co.; born, Green Bay, Wis., July 12, 1857; son of Charles Clark and Julia M. (Hard) Bowen; educated in public schools of Detroit; Kalamazoo (Mich.) College (freshman year); entered sophomore class University of Rochester and was graduated, A.B., 1879; married at Rochester, May 10, 1881, Grace M. Woodbury; four Sons: Edgar W., Julian P., Charles C., 2d, Paul M. Came to Detroit after leaving college, 1879, and entered employ of D. M. Ferry & Co., seedsinen; was elected treasurer, 1887, general manager, 1900, and on death of D. M. Ferry, 1907, became president. President Standard Accident Insurance Co., of Detroit, Mich.; vice president Security Trust Co.; director Detroit Edison Co., Michigan Savings Bank; trustee Harper Hospital. Member Detroit Board of Commerce. Republican. Clubs: Detroit, Detroit Athletic, University, Country, Old Club. Recreation: traveling. Office: D. M. Ferry & ço.

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.

Privacy Policy for OnlineBiographies

NAVIGATION
Wayne County, Michigan Biographies

Michigan
Biographies

Online
Biographies

Michigan
Histories

Ohio
Histories

New York
Histories

Pennsylvania
Histories

For all your genealogy needs visit Linkpendium

Family Tree Maker 2012