Significant Residents of the Boston-Edison Historic District


Automobile Pioneers 

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  • Charles W. Avery, developer of the moving assembly line at Ford - 1626 W. Boston.
  • Andrew Bachle, chief engineer and VP of Paige-Detroit - 1409 W. Boston.
  • William B. Bachman, one of the founders and early president of the Automobile Club of Michigan - 803 Longfellow & 1130 W. Boston.
  • George M. Bacon, designer of the Detroit Electic car - 161 Longfellow.
  • Harry L. Bill, factory/general manager of Chalmers Motor Car, Winton Motor Car, Saxon Motor Car, Metzger Motor Car, & Tudhope Motor Car - 10 Longfellow.
  • Charles L Bockus, production manager, Studebaker Corp. - 1175 Chicago.
  • Carl Breer, executive engineer, Chrysler - 2435 W. Boston.
  • Walter O. Briggs, president of Briggs Mfg. (maker of car bodies) as well as Detroit Tigers owner (Briggs Stadium) - 700 W. Boston.
  • George R. Bury, general manager of Packard - 1725 Chicago.
  • James Couzens, treasurer and original shareholder, Ford Motor Co., as well as Detroit Police Commissioner, Mayor from 1919-1922 and U.S. Senator - 610 Longfellow.
  • Marvin E. Coyle, general manager of Chevrolet - 1411 Edison.
  • William C. Cowling, sales manager, Ford Motor Co. - 1646 W. Boston.
  • Burt J. Craig, treasurer, Ford Motor Co. - 2314 W. Boston.
  • Charles Newman Dawe, chief metallurgical engineer, Studebaker - 2426 & 2284 Longfellow.
  • Harry G. Diefendorf, general manager of Gray Motor Co. - 874 Edison.
  • John W. Drake, president of Hupp Motor Car Co. - 650 W. Boston.
  • Alfred O. Dunk, manufacturer of electric cars and president, Auto Parts Manufacturing Co - 631 Chicago.
  • Margaret T. Fisher, mother of the seven Fisher Brothers - 101 Longfellow.
  • Charles T. Fisher, president of Fisher Body and vice-president of General Motors - 670 W. Boston.
  • Alfred J. Fisher, VP of Fisher Body and director of its aircraft division - 1556 Chicago.
  • Edward F. Fisher, general manager of Fisher Body and director of General Motors - 892 W. Boston.
  • William A. Fisher, of Hinkley Motor Co. and president of Fisher Body - 111 Edison.
  • Carl H. L. Flintermann, president of Wilcox-Rich Co. (automotive engine valves) - 1232 W. Boston.
  • Henry Ford, president of Ford Motor Company - 140 Edison.
  • Charles A. Grant, founder Grant Motor Car Co. - 2020 Longfellow.
  • Elmer W. Grinnell, manager, Grinnell Electric Auto Co - 1101 Chicago.
  • Ira L. Grinnell, president, Grinnell Electric Auto Co. (and Grinnell Brothers music) - 650 W. Boston.
  • Henry P. Hellmuth, of Scripp Motor Co. - 2437 Longfellow.
  • Carl C. Hinkley, chief engineer, Chalmers Motor Car - 882 W. Boston.
  • Fred E. Holmes, president of Fred E. Holmes Co (automotive suppliers) - 834 & 960 Chicago.
  • John H. Hunt, Director of New Devices Section, General Motors Corp - 1444 Edison.
  • Benjamin A. Jeffery, founder of Jeffery Dewitt Insulator Co. (spark plugs) - 741 Edison.
  • Henry B. Joy, original platter of Joy Farms subdivision.
  • Henry Krohn, general sales manager and vice-president of Paige-Detroit - 1187 Longfellow.
  • Charles E. Lambert, president of Regal Motor Car Co. - 611 W. Boston.
  • Peter E. Martin, first Vice-President of Manufacturing, Ford Motor Co., during the Model T era - 1486 Chicago.
  • William E. Metzger, organizer and sales manager of Cadillac and E-M-F Auto companies - 56 Longfellow.
  • E. Mack Morris, general manager of the Model Automobile Co. & the Great Western Automobile Co. - 1136 Edison (now demolished).
  • William T. Nash, secretary-treasurer of Lincoln Motor Company - 1444 Edison.
  • Truman Newberry, businessman and Senator - original platter of Boston Boulevard subdivision.
  • Meyer L. Prentis , treasurer of General Motors and philanthropist - 664 Chicago.
  • Martin L. Pulcher, president of Federal Motor Truck - 101 Chicago.
  • Horace Rackham, original Ford Motor Co. shareholder and well-known philanthropist - 90 Edison.
  • Adam H. Sarver, president of Detroit Durant Motor Car Co. - 655 Chicago.
  • Ernest W. Seaholm, chief engineer of Cadillac - 1485 Edison.
  • Claude Sintz, founder of Claude Sintz, Inc (fuel linkage systems) - 924 Edison.
  • Barney Smith, vice-president of Cadillac Motor Co. - 1347 Chicago.
  • John H. Thompson, president, Thompson Auto Co. - 1210 W. Boston.
  • Harold Van Baalen, general manager of the Electric Automobile Co. - 1548 Longfellow.
  • Sidney D. Waldon, vice-president of Packard Motor Car Co. - 160 Longfellow.
  • Albert M. Wibel, vice-president and head of purchasing, Ford Motor Co. - 1747 Longfellow.
  • David E. Williams, of Liberty Motor Car Co. - 2460 Edison.
  • C. Harold Wills, the designer of the Model T - 650 W. Boston.
  • DuBois Young, vice-president (later president) of Hupp Motor Car Co - 1197 Longfellow.

Manufacturers and Industrialists 

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  • Frank H. Alfred, president of Pere Marquette RR and superintendant of Detroit Schools - 1422 Longfellow.
  • Lewis B. Alger, Detroit Soda Products - 1602 Edison.
  • Albert E. Badger, general superintendant, Pere Marquette RR - 1986 W. Boston & 1901 W. Boston.
  • William Edouard Besancon owner, William E Besancon Coal & Coke - 1456 W. Boston & 932 Edison.
  • Charles B. Bohn, president, Charles B Bohn Foundary - 1169 W. Boston.
  • John C. Burkhardt, founder, The Burkhardt Co. bookbindery - 1525 Chicago & 2000 W. Boston.
  • Albert E. Charlesworth, founder and president, Wolverine Optical - 1200 Longfellow.
  • Emerson Davis, president of Detroit Chemical Works - 1973 Edison.
  • John Davis, president of Detroit Chemical Works - 151 Longfellow.
  • Frank H. Dodge, general manager, Burroughs Adding Machine - 1416 Chicago & 1405 Chicago.
  • Charles E. Feinberg, president of Argo Oil Co. and noted collector of Walt Whitman and art - 872 & 2215 W. Boston.
  • Perry Feigenson, co-founder of Faygo - 2247 W. Boston
  • Frank Feinberg, Argo Oil Company - 872 W. Boston.
  • Roy R. Fisher, president of Argo Oil Company - 1252 Edison.
  • George W. Heigho, president, Calvert Lithography Co. - 1180 Chicago (now demolished).
  • James E Larrowe, President, Farmers and Manufacturers Beet Sugar Association - 1211 W. Boston.
  • William D. McCullough, president, Premier Cushion Spring Co - 1115 W. Boston.
  • Samuel Mintz, hardware - 690 Chicago.
  • William B. Morgan, organizer of Detroit Electric Light & Power - 1100 Chicago.
  • John Riccardi, of Roman Cleanser Co. - 640 Chicago.
  • Bernard Schwartz, manufacturer of cigars - 1448 Longfellow.
  • Ruluff R. Sterling, president of Sterling & Skinner Manufacturing - 873 W. Boston.
  • Max Stotter, president of Peninsular Smelting - 640 Chicago.
  • Cash W. Talbot, president, Talbot Lumber & Coal - 873 W. Boston.
  • Stuart Wells Utley, president, Detroit Steel Casting Co, - 1964 Edison
  • William J. White, paint color card manufacturer - 1966 W. Boston.
  • Leonard A. Young, founder of L.A. Young Spring & Wire Co - 918 W. Boston.

Other Businessmen - Retail & Finance 

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  • John Ballantyne, president of Merchants National Bank of Detroit - 2275 Chicago.
  • Sidney Barthwell, Barthwell Drugs - 2035 W. Boston.
  • Frank W. Blair, president of Union Trust (commissioned the Guardian Building) - 1716 W. Boston.
  • Clarence M. Burton, president, Burton Abstract & Title Co., and donator of the Burton Historical Collection at the Detroit Public Library - 121 W. Boston.
  • Harry A. Eberline, financial manager, Crowley Brothers dry goods - 888 Chicago.
  • Frank W. & Lillian Engle, management executive - 675 W. Boston.
  • Charles A. Finsterwald, president, C.A. Finsterwald, wholesale carpets - 1239 Chicago (now demolished).
  • Herman Finsterwald, president, Finsterwald Furniture Company - 2265 W. Boston and 1239 Chicago (now demolished).
  • Osman E. Fisher, Fisher Wallpaper Company - 2027 Edison.
  • Elbert H. Fowler, president of Commercial State Savings Bank - 899 Edison.
  • Sam Gruber, co-owner of the London Chop House - 885 W. Boston.
  • Wolf Himelhoch, founder of Himelhoch's Department Store - 882 W. Boston and 929 W. Boston.
  • Ernst Kern, Kern's Department Store; Kern Block - 121 Edison.
  • Otto Kern, Kern's Department Store; Kern Block - 1244 W. Boston & 736 Chicago.
  • Edward C. Kinsel, Kinsel Drugstore - 1st 24-hour drugstore - 130 Chicago.
  • James W. Knox, publicist - 112 Edison.
  • Edwin O. Krentler, president of Detroit Mutual Fire Insurance Co. - 2295 Chicago.
  • Sebastian S. Kresge, founder of S.S. Kresge (now K-Mart) - 70 W. Boston.
  • Ivan Ludington, president of Ludington News Co. - 101 Longfellow.
  • Gilbert Edison Miller, jeweler, president Square Deal Miller Inc. - 948 Edison & 2205 Chicago.
  • Charles W. Munz, furniture, vaudeville and film theaters - 610 Chicago.
  • Michael E. O'Brien, general manager, Detroit Automobile Inter-Insurance Exchange - 2244 Edison.
  • John J. Ramsey, president, Detroit Life Insurance - 843 Longfellow.
  • Louis Robinson, of Robinson Furniture - 2522 Chicago.
  • Joseph A. Roe, manager of Crane Co - 630 W. Boston.
  • Meyer Rosenbaum, president and founder of Meyer Jewlers - 675 W. Boston.
  • Robert M. Ryan, agency manager, Equitable Life Insurance Society - 1999 W Boston.
  • Fred W. Sanders, founder of Sanders Ice Cream -1937 W. Boston.
  • Benjamin Siegel, women's clothier - 150 W. Boston.
  • Eugene Siegel, women's clothier - 51 W. Boston.
  • Jacob Siegel, women's clothier - 51 W. Boston.
  • Joseph Siegel, women's clothier - 610 W. Boston.
  • James C. Stinson, president, Stinson Funeral Homes - 2340 Edison.
  • Carl B. Tuttle, vice president and treasurer, S.S. Kresge Co. - 859 Longfellow.
  • Charles H. Stevenson, author, lawyer, and hotelier - 61 Edison.
  • Frank C. Teal, founder of Frank Teal Co, electrical distributors - 872 W. Boston.
  • Andrew Jay Weatherwax, president of Central distributing - 1419 Edison.
  • Edward Wagner, founder of Wagner Bakery / Wonder Bread - 1496 W. Boston.
  • John Wagner, founder of Wagner Bakery / Wonder Bread - 859 W. Boston.
  • Richard Wagner, Wagner Bakery / Wonder Bread - 1970 Chicago.
  • Alexander F. Walker, co-owner of Walker Brothers Catering - 1549 Longfellow.
  • J. B. Webber, of Hudson's Department Store and Hudson-Webber - 1239 Chicago (now demolished).
  • J. L. Webber, of Hudson's Department Store and Hudson-Webber - 1477 Edison.
  • R. Roy Williams, president, S.S. Kresge Co. - 1261 Chicago.

Architects, Scientists & Engineers 

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  • Clarence E. Day, architect, principal at Harley, Ellington, & Day - 2235 Edison.
  • Harold Slaight Ellington, architect, president of Harley & Ellington- 2050 Longfellow.
  • Elijah Mark Houghton, M.D., physician and pharmacologist; director of production of diphtheria antitoxin - 680 Longfellow.
  • Ralph Lee, builder - 2215 Chicago.
  • William G. Malcomson, architect - 61 Edison.
  • Richard H. Marr, architect - 1186 Edison.
  • Emil C. Pokorny, builder - 849 Edison.
  • William Pitt Putnam, chemical engineer, president Detroit Testing Laboratory - 1419 Edison.
  • Hartley Rowe, engineer - 875 Edison.
  • Charles J. Vogel, architect - 2310 Edison.
  • Nat Weinberg, director, UAW Research Department - 2426 Longfellow.

Politicians and Public Servants 

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  • John N. Anhut, state senator - 100 Longfellow.
  • Hon. Trudy DunCombe Archer, Judge, 36th District Court, First Lady of Detroit - 1642 Longfellow.
  • Edward L. Baker, Postmaster General of Detroit - 1930 Chicago & 803 W. Boston.
  • Martin L. Bass, honorary Liberian consul - 826 Edison.
  • Hon. Arthur M. Bowman, Judge, 3rd Circuit Court - 1966 W. Boston.
  • Hon. Vincent M. Brennan, Judge, 3rd Circuit court and U.S. Congressman - 627 Edison and 2266 W. Boston.
  • Henry Butzel, Justice of the Michigan Supreme Court - 101 Edison.
  • Sherman D. Calender, Judge, 3rd Circuit court and state legislator - 831 Edison.
  • William B. Campbell, member of the Michigan legislature - 1485 Edison.
  • Arthur Cartwright, member of the Michigan state house and senate - 1540 W. Boston.
  • Edward Command, judge, probate court - 625 Edison.
  • Thomas M. Cotter, Judge, Recorder's Court - 2031 Longfellow.
  • James Couzens, Detroit Police Commissioner, Mayor from 1919-1922, and U.S. Senator - 610 Longfellow.
  • Frank Couzens, Mayor of Detroit, 1933-1938; son of James Couzens - 2000 W. Boston and 610 Longfellow.
  • David H. Crowley, Michigan Attorney General - 2234 & 2235 Longfellow.
  • Hon. Charles C. Diggs, Jr., U.S. House of Representatives - 2522 W. Boston.
  • Dorothy D. Grundstein, Political activist and Democratic Party official - 826 Longfellow.
  • Hon. Ira W. Jayne, Judge, 3rd Circuit Court & member of the National Board of the NAACP - 1416 Chicago.
  • Harry F. Kelly, Governor of Michigan & Michigan Supreme Court justice - 2465 Chicago.
  • Franz C. Kuhn, Chief Justice of the Michigan Supreme Court - 112 Edison.
  • Esther Lamarr, head, Detroit Commission on Children and Youth - 2030 W. Boston.
  • Arthur F. Lederle, Judge, US District Court - 1258 Edison.
  • Sen. Carl Levin, U.S. Senator - 2055 W. Boston.
  • Hon. Sander Levin, U.S. House of Representatives - 2055 W. Boston.
  • Hon. Joseph A. Moynihan, Judge, 3rd Circuit Court - 1432 Longfellow & 2525 Chicago.
  • Truman Newberry, businessman and Senator - original platter of Boston Boulevard subdivision.
  • Hon. George D. O'Brien, U.S. House of Representatives - 2475 W. Boston.
  • Patrick H. O'Brien, Circuit Judge, Michigan Attorney General - 2225 Edison.
  • Hon. Joseph G. Rashid, Judge, 3rd Circuit Court - 1726 W. Boston.
  • George M. Read, Probate judge, secretary-general of War Crimes Commission at Nuremberg - 1175 Chicago (now demolished).
  • Jessie P. Slaton, Common Pleas Judge - 1232 W. Boston.
  • Hobart Taylor, Jr., Asst. Wayne Co. Prosecutor - 675 & 2265 W. Boston.
  • Paul Voorhies, Wayne County prosecuting attorney, state Attorney General, and president of the Kresge Foundation - 1180 Longfellow (now demolished).
  • Leon M. Wallace, Assistant Administrator, Veteran's Affairs - 2491 Longfellow
  • Arthur Webster, Judge, 3rd Circuit Court - 1466 Longfellow.
  • Clarence E. Wilcox, corporation counsel, Detroit - 1616 Chicago.

Sports Figures 

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  • Walter O. Briggs, Detroit Tigers owner when Briggs stadium was built (and president of Briggs Mfg.) - 700 W. Boston.
  • Ty Cobb, Tigers center-fielder - 800 Atkinson (just south of Boston-Edison).
  • Bela de Tuscan, fencing master - 700 Longfellow
  • Joanna de Tuscan, 1936 Olympic fencing team captain - 700 Longfellow
  • Walter Dukes, All-star center for the Detroit Pistons, 1957-1963 - 1980 Chicago
  • Harry Heilmann, Tigers right-fielder, 1914 and 1916-1929 - 2225 Edison.
  • Willie Horton, Tigers left-fielder, 1963-1977 - 112 Edison.
  • Joe Louis, Heavyweight Champion of the World - 1683 Edison.
  • Frank Navin, Detroit Tigers owner (Navin Field) - 36 Longfellow.
  • Robert Shepherd, president of the Detroit Tigers - 700 W. Boston.
  • Paul "Dizzy" Trout, radio announcer and Tigers ballplayer - 2024 Edison.
  •  Ty Tyson, first radio announcer for the Tigers - 758 Atkinson (just south of Boston-Edison).

Religious Leaders 

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  • Rabbi Morris Adler, of Congregation Shaare Zedek - 2062 Edison.
  • Rev. Henry Hitt Crane, minister of the Central Methodist Church - 671 Edison.
  • Rabbi Leo M. Franklin, of Temple Beth El, 1899-1941 - 26 Edison.
  • William A. Hilliard, Bishop of the AME Zion Church - 690 Chicago.
  • James L. Lofton, Reverend, Church of Our Prayer (with 500 voice gospel choir) - 800 Chicago.
  • Rev. Tracy Pullman, minister of the First Unitarian-Universalist Church - 834 Edison.
  • Marshall R. Reed, Methodist Bishop of Detroit - 2224 W. Boston.
  • Rev. Joseph L. Roberts Sr., pastor of Bethel AME Church - 641 Edison
  • Rev. Joseph L. Roberts Jr., pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta - 641 Edison
  • Carlyle F. Stewart, Methodist minister - 1959 W. Boston.
  • Roy Ewing Vale, Presbyterian minster and moderator, 156th General Assembly - 101 Longfellow.
  • David Wilkus, president of Temple Beth El - 2214 Chicago & 2435 W. Boston.

Musicians, Artists, Producers, and Entertainers 

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  • Brace Beemer, the voice of The Lone Ranger - 1725 Chicago.
  • Clara Clemens, mezzo soprano and daughter of Mark Twain (married to Ossip Gabrilowitsch) - 611 W. Boston.
  • Celeste Cole, concert soprano, the first Black Aida, and founder of the Celeste Cole Opera Workshop - 693 Edison.
  • Joan Freeman, concert pianist - 2499 Longfellow.
  • Ossip Gabrilowitsch, conductor of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, 1918-1936 and responsible for Orchestra Hall (married to Clara Clemens) - 611 W. Boston .
  • Berry Gordy, Jr., founder of Motown Records - 918 W. Boston .
  • David Alan Grier, actor and comedian - 2200 W. Boston.
  • Elmer W. Grinnell, (son of Ira) of Grinnell Brothers music - 1101 Chicago.
  • Ira L. Grinnell, president, Grinnell Brothers music (and Grinnell Electric Auto Co.) - 650 W. Boston.
  • David M. Izdal, managing director, Fox Theatre - 1494 Edison.
  • Mischa Kottler, concert pianist - 853 Chicago.
  • Howard O. Pierce, secretary and studio manager, Kunsky-Trendle Boradcasting (WXYZ) - 1630 Edison.
  • Ilya Schkolnik, concertmaster, Detroit Symphony Orchestra - 1225 W Boston (now demolished).
  • Lloyd Storey, tap dance teacher - 908 Edison.
  • Richard A. Whiting, composer of popular music from 1900-1935 - 2418 Edison.
  • Eddie Wingate, owner, Ric Tic and Wingate Records (bought by Motown) - 2307 Edison.

Attorneys & Real Estate Men 

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  • Lula E. Bachman, prominent attorney and president of the National Association of Women Lawyers - 803 Longfellow & 1130 W. Boston.
  • Isadore A. Berger, attorney and photographer - 2244 Edison.
  • Clarence J. Boldt, realtor and insurer - 2315 Longfellow.
  • Joseph Dumouchelle, art and antiques auctioneer - 111 Longfellow.
  • Frank H. Goddard, general contractor who built Ford House on Edison Avenue - 751 W. Boston.
  • Nathaniel H. Goldstick, chief corporation counsel, city of Detroit - 2434 Longfellow & 2542 West Boston.
  • Frank D. Hovey, president of Frank D. Hovey Realty - 63 Longfellow.
  • Oscar C. Hull, president of the Michigan Bar, state representative - 915 Longfellow.
  • Loren G. Keenan, federal prosecutor and husband of Margo Lynne Romney, Mitt Romney's sister - 2001 Edison
  • Henry M. Kelly, lawyer - 2465 Chicago.
  • Paul H. King, bankruptcy lawyer - 1497 W. Boston.
  • Edward A. Loveley, real estate developer, VP, Stormfeltz-Loveley Co. - 803 W. Boston.
  • Anthony Maiullo, attorney - 151 Edison, 858 W. Boston, & 52 Chicago.
  • Axel E. Michelson, president, Michelson Building Company - 943 W. Boston.
  • Nels Michelson, president, Michelson Land & Home Company - 918 W. Boston.
  • Walter C. Piper, Realtor and president of National Assn. of Real Estate Boards - 693 Edison & 121 Longfellow.
  • Eugene Sloman, real estate - 155 Chicago.
  • Robert Sloman, attorney (nephew of Eugene Sloman) - 1529 W. Boston.
  • Harry A. Stormfeltz, real estate developer, president, Stormfeltz-Loveley Co. - 803 W. Boston.
  • Edward W. Voigt, real estate and other businesses - original platter of the Voigt Park subdivision.
  • David Wilkus, real estate; and president of Temple Beth El - 2435 W. Boston.

Artists, Writers, & Newspapermen 

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  • William E. Anderman, publisher, Detroit Times - 2325 Longfellow.
  • Ernest Harrison Barnes, contemporary painter and instructor at the Universty of Michigan - 676 W. Chicago.
  • Malcolm W. Bingay, editorial director of Detroit Free Press - 1732 Longfellow.
  • William Channing Boyton, editor, Automotive Daily News, Detroit Medical Journal, Detroit Free Press - 121 W. Boston.
  • Alfred R. W. de Jonge, editor, Detroit Free Press - 1666 W. Boston
  • Vincent Giuliano, founder, Italian Tribune - 1930 Chicago & 803 W. Boston.
  • William H. Grier, psychiatrist and author - 2200 W. Boston.
  • Corinne Finsterwald Rowe, artist - 1239 Chicago.
  • Delmar Driscoe Spellman, photographer - 713 Edison.
  • George W. Stark, Detroit News columnist and Detroit Historical Society president - 1950 Longfellow & 2067 W. Boston.

Physicians, Educators, & Organization Leaders 

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  • Emil Amberg, otologist, physician, and surgeon - 1244 W. Boston.
  • Joseph H. Andries, surgeon, Detroit College of Medicine - 1241 Edison.
  • Archie R. Ayers, president, Detroit Institute of Technology - 901 W. Boston.
  • Augustus J Calloway, Jr., first African-American executive at Michigan Bell and Chair of Wayne State's Board of Governors - 2065 Edison.
  • Dr. Wendell F Cox, dentist & co-founder of first Black-owned radio station - 1961 Chicago.
  • Allen B. Crow, president, Economic Club of Detroit - 155 Chicago.
  • Albertus Darnell, Dean, Wayne State University College of Arts and Letters - 1216 Edison.
  • C. Beth DunCombe, Chair, Detroit Economic Growth Corp. - 1642 Longfellow.
  • Dr. Nellie H. and Amos S. Ebersole, founders of the Art Center Music School - 736 Chicago.
  • Hugo A. Freund, M.D., physician to James Couzens, among others - 52 Chicago.
  • John Everett Gordon, medical director, Herman Kiefer Hospital - 1521 Longfellow.
  • Dr. Clayton H. Gracey, dentist and designer of "Gracey currettes" (dental tools) - 2455 W. Boston.
  • Nathan D. Grundstein, Professor, lawyer, and management science educator - 826 Longfellow.
  • Joseph A. Johnston, head of pediatrics, Henry Ford Hospital - 1937 W. Boston.
  • Dr. and Mrs. George Kamperman, obstetrician and arts patron - 79 Longfellow.
  • Waldo Emerson Lessenger, dean, College of Education, Wayne State - 2300 Edison.
  • Dr. James J. McClendon, member of the National Board of the NAACP - 2341 W. Boston.
  • Dr. David C. Northcross, administrator, Mercy General Hospital - 2314 Longfellow.
  • William H. Oliver, head of the UAW's Fair Practices division - 1743 Edison.
  • Henry Peoples, Tuskegee airman and Lieutenant Colonel, US Air Force - 1518 Edison.
  • Isaac Louis Polozker, clinical professor and attending psychologist, Detroit Receiving - 115 Chicago.
  • Victor A. Rapport, dean, Wayne State University College of Arts and Letters - 2234 Chicago.
  • Walter P. Reuther, labor leader with the United Auto Workers - 2292 Longfellow.
  • Remus G. Robinson, M.D., surgeon and Detroit School Board president - 664 Chicago.
  • Ruth Rutzen, librarian, president of the Michigan Library Association - 2234 Longfellow.
  • Arthur F. Tull, president, Detroit Business Institute - 2341 W. Boston.
  • Mary E. Von Mach, first woman pilot in Michigan - 829 Chicago.
  • John Taylor Watkins, chief of internal medicine, Grace Hospital - 53 Longfellow.
  • Leonard Wiggins, former Tuskegee airman - 1694 W. Boston.


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