Biography of Lewis H. Jones
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JONES, Lewis Henry, president Detroit Copper and Brass Rolling Mills; born, Detroit, May 3, 1856; son of Edward D. and Mary (Griffith) Jones; educated in public schools of Detroit and at Detroit Business University; married at Detroit, Feb. 8, 1883, Ida Sales; 2 children: Janet L., Marion A. Began active career in employ of Second National Bank (now Detroit National Bank), continuing 1873-77; went to Colorado, but returned to Detroit, 1878; was connected with the Peninsular Car Works, 1879-81; became identified with the Detroit Copper and Brass Rolling Mills, 1882, and has been president of the company since Jan. 1, 1907. Also president Diamond Manufacturing Co.; vice president Grace Harbor Lumber Co.; director Detroit Twist Drill Co., Old Detroit National Bank, National Bank of Commerce, Lozier Motor Co., Michigan Sugar Co. Republican. Presbyterian. Member Detroit Board of Commerce. Clubs: Detroit, Detroit Athletic, Detroit Boat, Country (Detroit), Engineers' (New York). Recreation: golf. Office: 91-99 Clark Ave. Residence: 1721 Jefferson 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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