Biography of Albert E. Charlesworth
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CHARLESWORTH, Albert E., manufacturing optician; born, Leicester, England, Mar. 19, 1869; son of James and Ellen (Woofen. den) Charlesworth; educated public schools, Toronto; married, June 29, 1898, Laura Bell, of Detroit; two children: Albert E., Margerie Belle. Lived in Toronto, Can., 1873.82; removed to Detroit, 1882; began active career in employ of Johnson Optical Co., 1884, continuing 14 years; established Charlesworth Optical Co., 1898; consolidated, 1912, with the Wolverine Optical Co. and Kennedy Optical Co., retaining title of Wolverine Optical Co., of which is president. Director Magnetic Mineral Springs Co. Member Detroit Board of Commerce. Republican. Congregationalist. Member American Association of Wholesale Opticians. 32° Mason, Shriner. Recreations: fishing and shooting. Office: Stevens Bldg. Residence: 121 Peterboro 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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