BREITMEYER, Philip, florist; born, Detroit, May 13, 1864; son of John and Fredericka (Schneider) Breitmeyer;
educated in public schools of Detroit; married at Philadelphia, Mar. 19, 1886, Katie Grass. Has been closely identified
with cultivation and sale of flowers since his childhood and is president of John Breitmeyer's Sons, florists.
Also president Breitmeyer Building Co., Michigan Cut Flower Exchange; vice president GermanAmerican Bank; member
firm Lohrman Seed Co.; was park commissioner City of Detroit, and Mayor, 1909-10. Republican. Mason; member Knights
of Pythias; Odd Fellows; Royal Arcanum, and other organizations. Clubs: Detroit, Detroit Boat, Detroit Yacht, Rushmere,
Harmonie Society. Recreations: outdoor sports. Office: Broadway and Gratiot. Residence: 66 Delaware 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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