Party affiliation: Democrat
Eugene Ignatius Van Antwerp, American civil engineer, mayor. Served as First lieutenant 16th Engineers, United States Army, 1917-1918; Member City Council of Detroit, 1932-1947, 50-62; Member Veterans of Foreign Wars (commander-in-chief 1938-1939; member French Veterans of Michigan; member Ancient Order Hibernians.
Instructor, Gonzaga College, Spokane, Washington, from 1910 to 1911. Construction department Michigan Central R.R., 1912-1913. Engineering department, Grand Trunk Railway, 1913-1917, land and tax department, 1919-1926.
Chief engineer National Survey Service, Detroit, 1926-1928. Private practice since 1928. Registered profile engineer and land surveyor, State of Michigan.
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Born July 26, 1889