Biography of George B. Yerkes
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YERKES, George B., lawyer; born, Novi, Mich., Nov. 16, 1864; son of Robert and sarah (Holmes) Yerkes; educated at State Normal School, Ypsilanti, Mich.; LL.B., University of Michigan, 1888; married at Detroit, June 16, 1891, Jennie Butterfield; 1 son, Robert G. Has been resident of Detroit since 1888; member law firm of Haug & Yerkes, 1890-1907, Merriam, Yerkes & Simous since 1908. President Murphy Iron Works; director Holmes. Lumber & Fuel Co., Oakland Land Co., Detroit Provision Co. Member Association Bar City of Detroit Michigan State and American Bar associations. Republican. Member Masonic order, B. P. O. Elks. Clubs: Detroit Golf, Detroit Curling, Lawyers'. Recreation: golf. Office: 1024 Ford Bldg. Residence: 100 Kirby Ave. E.

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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