The Book of Detroiters;.

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Albert Nelson Marquis
A. N. Marquis, 1908 - Detroit (Mich.) - 445 pages
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Page 362 - Engineers, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, American Society for Metals and American Society for Testing Materials.
Page 30 - AMBERG, Emil, physician; born, Santa Fe, NM, May 1, 1868; son of Jacob and Minna (Loewenbein) Amberg; graduate Realgymnasium, Elberfeld, Germany, 1887, Gymnasium in Arnsberg, 1888, University of Heidelberg, 1894, also passed state examination for license to practice in Germany; was interne in the eye department of the Massachusetts Charitable Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Jan. 1, 1896-Apr. 1, 1897; post-graduate courses in Berlin and Vienna.
Page 16 - ... 300 or more hands each. Of these fortyeight employed over 1,000 and five over 10,000. Detroit's manufacturing industries are not, as in some cities, collected in a single congested and unwholesome district. They throng the river front and adjacent streets from Woodward Avenue to Belle Isle bridge. They make a sizable manufacturing city by itself of the Milwaukee Junction district, and one almost equally large about West Detroit Junction. They occupy a number of separate blocks in the down-town...
Page 15 - ... dwindled to about 50,000,000 pounds. The down-river district in Wayne county largely supplies the country's demand, and furnishes some for export. As Detroit has assumed great prominence in brass manufacture, so it was among the first in the field in the making and manipulation of the new metal, aluminum. It is the leading city in the country in the manufacture of malleable iron. Its new iron and steel products cover a wide range. In the making of computing machines it not only has the largest...
Page 9 - ... builds a thick roof with its large leaves and heavy clusters, weighing down the top of the tree which receives it, and often stifling it with its embrace.
Page 16 - This separation of industries over large areas gives great advantage of profit, convenience and accessibility. It prevents the crowding of freight into one section. It prevents the raising of factory sites to a prohibitive or speculative price. It gives opportunity to intersperse the factory districts with cottage districts so that wage earners may live reasonably near their work.
Page 188 - US consul, Jerusalem, 1886-91. Took such a stand against expulsion of Jews from Palestine by Turks that his position was upheld by several European powers and exclusion laws were modified. Known for his researches In archaeology and botany and h!s procurement and publication of photograph fuc-simlles of texts of early Christian MSS.
Page 95 - Daniel J., lawyer; b. Detroit, Aug. 20, 1852; ed. Fordham, NY; studied law; has management of the Campau estate, a large inheritance left by his father; collector of customs, Detroit, 1886-90; now. Mich. mem. Dem. Nat. Com.; controlling owner The Chicago Horseman, devoted to breeding and turf news; prominently connected with the trotting turf.
Page 189 - Society, etc; member-at-large for America, 1876, to Congress of Americanists, at Luxemburg. Author: Marked for Life (poems), 1863; The Wild Flowers and Gardens of Jerusalem and Palestine, 1894; Hassan—a Fellah (a Romance of Palestine), 1898; Vericourt Westhrop and Issue, 1903; also many scientific and other papers.
Page 465 - In 1896 he was associate counsel for the United States before the Joint High Commission to determine the Behring Sea claims...

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