Biography of Julius Kahn
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KAHN, Julius, born, Mimstereifel, Germany, Mar. 8, 1874; son of Joseph and Rosalie Kahn; came to America with parents, 1880; educated in public schools of Detroit; B.S., University of Michigan, 1896, C.E., 1898; married at New York, Dec. 25, 1903, Margaret Kohut; 3 children: Gisela, Katherine, Julius, Jr. Was civil engineer for U. S. Navy, assistant engineer U. S. Engineering Corps and in other engineering enterprises, 1896-1900; manager and chief engineer of sulphur and iron mines for the Futayama Shokai, Tokio, Japan, 1900-3; associate member architectural firm Of Albert Kahn, Detroit, and president of the Trussed Concrete Steel Co. since 1903; manager Concrete Steel and Tile Construction Co.; director People's Ice Co. Jewish religion. Member Detroit Board of Commerce, American Society of Civil Engineers, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Detroit Engineering Society. Mason. Club: Phoenix. Recreation: automobiling. Office: Trussed Concrete Bldg. Residence: 104 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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