Biography of Carl I. Overton
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OVERTON, Carl I., treasurer and manager The Winkley Co.; born, St. Paul, Minn., Dec. 21, 1875; son of John B. and Anna Pauline (Bunker) Overton; educated in public schools, St. Paul; married, Nov. 23, 1899, Edith M. Bartlett, of St. Paul; 1 son, Raymond Bartlett. Began as messenger in bank, St., Paul, and continued 7 years; enlisted in Co. C, 13th Minn. Vols., 1898, and spent 18 months in Philippines; mustered out at San Francisco, Oct., 1899; returned to St. Paul with regiment. Entered employ of Pratt & Whitney, Hartford, Conn., 1899; later became connected with The Winkley Co., manufacturers of oilers, grease cups and specialties (company moved to Detroit, Dec., 1905) and now treasurer and manager same; also treasurer and manager Canadian Winkley Co. Republican. Presbyterian. Member Detroit Board of Corncoerce, Manufacturers' Association of Canada. Mason (City of the Straits Lodge No. 452). Club: Detroit Athletic. Recreations: automobiling and outdoor sports. Office: 866 Warren Ave. W. Residence: 190 Taylor 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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