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Eugene Ignatius Van Antwerp

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.

Background

  • Antwerp, Eugene Ignatius Van was born on July 26, 1889 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Eugene Charles and Cecilia Mary (Renaud) Van Antwerp.

  • Education

    • Educated U. Detroit.

    Career

    • 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.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    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.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Frances McDevitt, June 21, 1911. Children: Mary Dolores, Pauline Annetta (Mistress.
    • father: Eugene Charles Antwerp
    • mother: Cecilia Mary (Renaud) Van Antwerp
    • spouse: Mary Frances McDevitt
    • children: Mary Dolores Antwerp
    • Pauline Annetta (Mrs Antwerp
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    Died August 5, 1962
    (aged 73)
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