NEWBERRY, Truman Bandy, ex secretary of navy, manufacturer; born, Detroit, Nov. 5, 1864; son of John S. and
Helen Parmelee (Handy) Newberry; educated in schools of Detroit; Michigan Military Academy; Charlier Institute,
New York city; Dr. Ried's School, Lakeville, Conn.; Yale graduating, Ph.B., 1885 (hon. A.M., 1910); married at
Brooklyn, Feb. 7, 1888, Harriet Josephine Barnes; children: Carol (Mrs. Frank W. Brooks, Jr.), Barnes, Phelps.
Assiatant secretary af navy, 1905-8; secretary of the navy in cabinet of President Roosevelt, Dec. 1, 1908-Mar.
6, 1909. Director Cleveland Cliffs Iron Co., Detroit Steel Casting Co., Packard Motor Car Co., Union Depot and
Station Co., Union Elevator Co. President Grace Hospital. Commissioned in U. S. Navy as lieutenant (junior grade),
May, 1898, and served on U. S. S. Yosemite through Spanish American War. Member Institute of Naval Architects.
Clubs: Union, University, New York Yacht, St. Anthony (New York), Chicago (Chicago), Yondotega, Detroit, Detroit
Country. Office: 1224 Ford Bldg, Detroit. Residence: Grosse Pointe Farms, Mich.
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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