Biography of George Osius
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OSIUS, George, manufacturer; born, Berncastel, Germany, Nov. 14, 1859; son of Adolph and Albertine (von der Hey den) Osius; educated in public and high schools and private schools in Germany; came to America, 1878; married at Detroit, 1893, Elise Rickel; 2 children: Albertine M., Elisabeth G. Engaged in book and publishing business, in Ann Arbor, Mich., 1883-87; since secretary, treasurer and director Michigan Ammonia Works; secretary and treasurer Canadian Ammonia Co., Ltd., of Toronto, Can.; director Standard Tie Co. Commissioner Detroit Public Library, appointed, 1900, reappointed, 1901, and 1907 (president, 1906). Member American Gas Institute, Michigan Gas Association, Wisconsin Gas Association. Member Detroit Board of Commerce. President Village of Grosse Pointe Shores, Mich. Republican. Lutheran. Mason (32°), Shriner. Clubs: Fellowcraft, Harmonie. Recreation: horticulture. Office: foot of Meldrum Ave., Detroit. Residence: Grosse Pointe Shores, Mich.

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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