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Alexander George Gilman

paper manufacturer.

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.


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.


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.

Ernest Hayes Gilman

Annie Shaw (Grosset) Gilman

Sadie M. MacGuffin

Betty Lee Gilman

Jean Alexandria Gilman

Marianna Gilman

Ernest John Gilman