BRYANT, Willard, music dealer; born, Logansport, Ind., Nov. 28, 1862; son of John and Mary L. (Smith) Bryant;
educated in public schools of Hillsdale, Mich., and by home study; married at Eaton Rapids, Mich., Jan. 3, 1884,
Minnie J. Slade; one daughter, M. Louise. Entered professional ranks as cornetist, 1882; teacher in Detroit Conservatory
of Music, 1891-95; music dealer and manufacturer of band instruments since 1897; president Bryant Newell Co. Served
as musician in 3d and 4th Regiments, Michigan National Guard. Member Musicians' Protective and Benevolent Association.
Mason; member Knights of Pythias, Maccabees. Recreation: fishing. Office: 218 Woodward Ave.; Residence: 2924 E.
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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