Biography of Auguste A. Caille
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CAILLE, A(uguste) Arthur, inventor, manufacturer of coin slot machines; born, Detroit, Apr. 1, 1867; son of Joseph M. and Catherine (Moret) Caille; educated in public schools of Owosso, Mich., 1876-80, and Saginaw High School. Lived in Saginaw, 188093; invented and patented, 1888, in association with his brother, Adolph, new type of service for conveying cash in stores; later invented coin slot devices which resulted in establishment of penny arcades in the leading cities of the world. President and treasurer The Caille Bros. Co., which has grown until it gives employment to more than 500 mechanics and plant occupies full frontage of a city block, branch offices being maintained in New York, Chicago, and Paris, Prance. Also president and treasurer Caile Perfection Motor Co., manufacturers of Caile Marine motors. Member Detroit Board of Commerce. Member Harmonie Society. clubs: Fellowcraft, Detroit Yacht, Detroit Motor Boat. Recreations: automobiling and yachting. Office: 1300-1340 Second Ave. Residence 369 John R. St.

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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