Dove, Herman E.; automobile business; born, Port Huron, Mich., Dec. 14, 1875; son of James H. and Winifred Dove; educated Alpena, Mich., High School; married, Lansing, Mich., Feb. 28, 1906, Ursula E. Ackerman; corporal Company B, 33rd Mich. Volunteers; service in Cuba in 1898; five and one-half years in clothing business in Alpena, Mich.; started as errand boy and left as head salesman; was called out from there for service in the Spanish-American War; in October, 1899, left the clothing business, engaging in the manufacture of sugar with the Bay City Sugar Co.; in this business until 1908, removing from Bay City to Lansing in 1901, to take a position with the Lansing Sugar Co., later known as The Owosso Sugar Co.; as the sugar business did not offer a large field for advancement, went with the Buick Automobile Co. of Flint, Mich.; still connected with the company as mngr. Cleveland Branch; during the automobile panic of 1910, resided in Salt Lake City, taking charge of the Randall-Dodd Co.; handled their business for 15 months, putting it on a safe and sane basis, and it still exists as a prosperous distributing agency; returned to Flint, Mich., in October 1911, and from there came to Cleveland, taking the management of the Cleveland branch of the Buick Motor Car Co.; Mason, Knights of Pythias and Y. M. C. A. affiliations, member Automobile and Business Men’s Club of the Y. M. C. A. Recreations: Hunting, Fishing and General Out-Door Sports.
Biographical Sketch of Herman E. Dove
MLA Source Citation:The Book of Clevelanders: A Biographical Dictionary of Living Men of the City of Cleveland. Burrows Book Company. 1914. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 15 April 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/ohio/biographical-sketch-of-herman-e-dove.htm - Last updated on Mar 13th, 2012
Categories: Michigan, Ohio, Utah
Topics: Biography, Spanish-American War
Locations: Alpena County MI, Alpena Michigan, Bay City Michigan, Bay County MI, Cleveland Ohio, Cuyahoga County OH, Flint Michigan, Genesee County MI, Ingham County MI, Lansing Michigan, Port Huron Michigan, Salt Lake City Utah, Salt Lake County UT, St. Clair County MI
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