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Eugene Ignatius Van Antwerp

civil engineer , mayor.

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.

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