Biography of Fred A. Armstrong
Lucas County, OH Biographies

Fred A. Armstrong, one of the well known realtors of Toledo, identified with the business interests of this city since 1903, was born in Toronto, Ontario, March 16, 1875, a son of Dr. Thomas Armstrong. He completed his education, after attending the public schools of his native city, as a student in the Upper Canada College and in Toronto University and was a young man of twenty eight years when he crossed the border into the United States, going to Cleveland in 1903, where he became associated with the Kingsley Paper Company. In 1907 he was sent by that firm to represent its interests jn Toledo and after residing here for a number of years he became identified with the Close Realty Company, with which he was associated until 1920. In that year he formed a partnership with Albert W. Allemeier and Joseph Kromenacker, under the style of Fred A. Armstrong & Company and already the firm has made for itself a most enviable position in realty circles in this city. Mr. Armstrong's previous experience well qualified him to engage in the business in this way, for he has intimate knowledge of property value and is. thoroughly familiar with the realty upon the market. He has negotiated many important transfers and the clientage of the firm is extensive.

In 1903 Mr. Armstrong was united in marriage to Miss Rachel Fuller, and they have one child, Gordon T. L., born in Cleveland, Ohio, February 13, 1907. Mr. Armstrong belongs to the Chamber of Commerce, to the Toledo Yacht Club and to the Toledo Auto Club, being well known in these connections, and he directs his activities in those fields 'where the best interests of the public are conserved and where further progress along the lines of municipal and civic upbuilding is achieved.

Toledo and Lucas County, Ohio
BY: John M. Killits, A.M., LL.D.
S. J. Clarke Publishing Company
Chicago and Toledo

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