Biographical Sketch of Charles Lewellyn Biggs

Biggs, Charles Lewellyn; attorney; born, West Newton, Pa., Aug. 16, 1870; son of Andrew Wesley and Mary F. Gressley Biggs; educated Fort Scott, Kan.; 1889-1890, and Cleveland Law School, 1908; married, Chicago, Ill., May 9, 1899, Mary Blanche Fletcher; one son, Alfred H., age 8; in 1894, engaged in the manufacture bicycles in Chicago, in 1899; appointed state mgr. for Michigan of the North American Insurance Co. of Chicago; in connection with law business; mgr. for State of Ohio for The Knights of the Modern Maccabees; member law firm Bentley, McCrystal, Biggs & Staiger; trustee Highland Avenue Congregational Church, member Woodward Lodge of Masons, Mt. Olive Chapter Masons, Knights of The Modern Order of Maccabees, North American Union of Chicago; American Insurance Union of Columbus; member Chamber of Commerce; educational advantages have been confined to such reading as could be done on trains when traveling for insurance companies; degree from law school almost wholly due to this method of study; entered Taw firm of Biggs & Staiger, in 1909; in 1911, organized the firm of Bentley, McCrystal, Biggs & Staiger. Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. choose a state: Any AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE DC FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND...

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