Biography of William A. Coleman
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COLEMAN, William Abbott, general insurance; born, Lynchburg, Va., Apr. 20, 1886; son of George A. and Jane E. (Abbitt) Coleman; educated high school, Lynchburg; Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Va.; married Helen Ferguson, of Berryville, Va., Nov. 28, 1906; 2 children: Eleanor Hansen, Margaret Ferguson. Began active career as stock and bond salesman, 1906, continuing 4 years throughout state of Virginia; entered general insurance business, 1910; located in Detroit, 1912; member of firm of Morley & Coleman, general agents of Southwestern Surety Insurance Co., since July, 1913. Democrat. Baptist. Member Southern Society of Detroit, Phi Delta Theta college fraternity. Recreation: fishing. Office: 811 Union Trust Bldg. Residence: 65 Lothrop Ave.

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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