Biography of William G. Clarke
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CLARKE, William George, gas and electrical supplies; born, Euron Co., Mich., Oct. 21, 1874; son of Robert and Harriett (Gibbons) Clarke; educated in public schools of Detroit; married at Detroit, Apr. 28, 1896, Minnie Motl; 3 children: George R., Harriett M., Laura M. Began active career as delivery boy in grocery store at 14; entered employ of A. T. Knowlson, 1890, at 16; became member of firm, 1904; elected secretary and treasurer upon incorporation as A. T. Knowlson Co., 1906, and still continues. Member Detroit Board of Commerce, Detroit Credit Men's Association. Office: 99-103 Congress St. E. Residence: 1566 Grand Boul. W.

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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