Biography of Samuel A. Commons
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COMMONS, Samuel A., secretary and treasurer Buhl Malleable Iron Works; born, Union City, Ind., Oct. 21, 1865; son of John and Clarissa (Rogers) Commons; married at Oberlin, O., Nov. 5, 1890, Florence Millen; 1 daughter, Mary. In newspaper work at Ishpeming, Mich., until 1893, in office of secretary of state, Lansing, 1893-96; clerk Board of State Auditors, 1896-1904. Came to Detroit from Lansing, Mich., Feb., 1904; secretary and treasurer of The Du Brie Motor Co., manufacturers of marine engines, 1905-10; cashier Buhl Malleable Iron Works, 1910-Oct, 1913; since secretary and treasurer. Member Masonic order. Office: cor. Wight & Adair Sts. Residence: 137 Josephine 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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