Biography of Conrad J. Netting
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NETTING, Conrad John; born, Germany, Nov. 5, 1868; son of John Conrad and Catherine (Beckle) Netting; came to America, Apr., 1880; attended public schools at Pontiac, Mich.; married at Detroit, Feb. 18, 1891, Clara Beckbissinger; 4 children: Conrad John, Jr., Lenore, Clarence, Ralph. On farm from 13 to 19; located in Detroit in 1888 and entered employment of P. A. Billings & Co., later Billings & Drew; became connected with firm of Barton & MeBean, 1896; member firm F. G. Barton & Co., in 1898; name changed to Barton & Netting, 1902, and to The Barton Netting Co., Feb. 1, 1905, of which was president until 1910; since president C. J. Netting Co., dealers in gas and electric lighting fixtures, mantels, tiling and grates. Also president The Barton Netting Co., Ltd., Windsor, Can. Member Detroit Board of Commerce. Member First German Baptist Church. Mason; member Knights of Pythias. Clubs: Felloweraft, Detroit Motor Boat. Recreation: boating. Office: 71 Broadway. Residence: 332 Pennsylvania 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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