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Alexander George Gilman

Alexander George Gilman, Canadian paper manufacturer. Served as private Company A, Signal Corps, Michigan National Guard; Mason ( Knights Templar, Shriner), Elk.


  • Gilman, Alexander George was born on December 17, 1887 in Kingsley Falls, Quebec, Canada. Son of Ernest Hayes and Annie Shaw (Grosset) Gilman.

  • Education

    • Educated Newburgh (New York) Free Academy and Cleary Business College, Ypsilanti, Michigan.


    • Began as secretary Monarch Paper Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 1909, president from 1918. 1st vice president Allied Paper Mills, Kalamazoo, 1921, president and general manager from 1922. Ex-president Michigan Paper Mills Traffic Association, Kalamazoo.

      Ex-member and executive president committee American Paper & Pulp Association, New York. Member Executive Committee Book Paper Manufacturers Association (chairman merchants contact committee). Member of national council of National Economic League.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Presbyn


    Served as private Company A, Signal Corps, Michigan National Guard. Mason ( Knights Templar, Shriner), Elk. Clubs: Park (director), Kalamazoo Country (ex-president).


    • Married Sadie M. MacGuffin, of Memphis, Michigan, April. Children: Betty Lee, Jean Alexandria, Marianna, Ernest John.
    • father: Ernest Hayes Gilman
    • mother: Annie Shaw (Grosset) Gilman
    • spouse: Sadie M. MacGuffin
    • children: Betty Lee Gilman
    • Jean Alexandria Gilman
    • Marianna Gilman
    • Ernest John Gilman
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    Born December 17, 1887