CONANT, William S., consulting engineer; born, Detroit, Jan., 1868; son of John S. and Mary B. (MaeLaren) Conant;
educated at St. Paul's School, Concord, N. H., 1881-83; Lawrenceville School, Lawrenceville, N. J., 188386;
Princeton University, 1886-92, degrees, A. B., 1890, E. E., 1892; married, Washington, Dec. 11, 1901, Frances E.
Wendling. Began active career, 1892, with the Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Co., Pittsburg and Chicago,
continuing until 1895; in partnership with Jesse M. Smith, in practice as consulting engineer, 1895-1901; practicing
profession independently 1901-8; engaged in manufacture of automobile sheet metal parts with the Briscoe Manufacturing
Co., Detroit and Newark, of which was vice president, 1901-11; since secretary and manager MeCrerry Engine Co.
Member American Society Mechanical Engineers. Episcopalian. Member Detroit Board of Commerce. Clubs: Detroit, Country,
Detroit Boat. Office: Woodbridge St. and McDougall Ave. Residence: 186 Seminole Ave.
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
Wayne County, Michigan Biographies
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