Biography of Emory L. Ford
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FORD, Emory Leyden, chemicals; born, New Albany, Ind., Jan. 3, 1876; son of Emory Low and Ella I. (Neat) Ford; graduate Princeton University, degree of B.S., 1896; widower. Began active career as chemist Michigan Alkali Co., manufacturers of heavy chemicals, 1896, became purchasing agent, and since 1900 has been secretary and treasurer of the company. Also vice president J. B. Ford Co.; president Cadillac Steamship Co.; vice president Franklin S. S. Co. and Premont S. S. Co.; secretary and treasurer Wyandotte Transportation Co., Wyandotte Terminal Co., Ford Colliers Co.; director Old Detroit National Bank. Republican. Presbyterian. Mason (32°), Knight Templar. Clubs: Detroit, University, Country, Detroit Boat, Old Club, Detroit Racquet and Curling, Automobile, Yondotega, Erie Shooting and Fishing. Recreations: outdoor sports. Office: 1622 Ford Bldg. Residence: 33 E. Kirby 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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