Biography of Arthur E. Burns
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BURNS, Arthur Elliott, general manager R. H. Fyfe & Co.; born, Detroit, July 21, 1880; son of Robert and Catherine (Elliott) Burns; educated Detroit public schools; married, Jan. 2, 1905, Grace Randolph, of Detroit; two children: Robert Elliott, and Richard Henry. Began active career as door boy in employ of R. H. Fyfe & Co., retail shoes, 1893, continuing until 1906; went to Pittsburgh and later to New York, and worked as shoe salesman; returned to Detroit, 1903, and since connected with R. H. Fyfe & Co. as department manager for eight years, general manager and director since 1910. Republican. Presbyterian. Recreation: fishing. Office: 183 Woodward Ave. Residence: 180 Buena Vista Ave. E.

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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