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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.

Background

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.

Career

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.

Membership

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

Connections

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