Bachelor of Science in Engineering and Naval Architecture, University of Michigan, 1901.
December 1934); children—Durand, Barbara (Mistress George Bajis), Lois (Mistress William Gilbert). Married second, Deborah Harcourt, March 1, 1940 (deceased March 1947). Married 3d, Margaret Gradle, September 15, 1948 (deceased April 1958).
Draftsman, Detroit Shipbuilding Company, 1901-1903. Foreman Michigan Sulphite Fibre Company, 1903, secretary, 1906-1909. Secretary-treas Port Huron Paper Company, 1910-1916.
Vice president Port Huron Sulphite Paper Company, 1916-1920, president, 1920-1947, Chairman of the Board, since 1947. Chairman board trustees Kiefer Properties, since 1952.
Member of the United States Shipping Board, Warld War I. Served with 2d Michigan Board, United States Naval Reserve, Spanish War. Licensed master steam vessels, 1919-1939.
Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, United States Pulp Producers (past president), United States Tissue Paper Manufacturers (past president), United States Sulphite Paper Manufacturers (past president), United States Paper and Pulp Association (director), Delta Upsilon. Member Order Black Eagle (Sweden). Clubs: Interlake Yachting Association (commodore 1947), Port Huron Yacht (past commodore).
Married Katherine Durand, June 16, 1906 (deceased.; married second, Deborah Harcourt, March 1, 1940 (deceased.; married 3d, Margaret Gradle, September 15, 1948 (deceased.
Children: Durand, Barbara (Mistress George Bajis), Lois (Mistress William Gilbert).