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LUCE, Theodore, banker; born, Crystal City, Mo., (Jefferson Co) Dec. 31, 1873; son of Theodore and Mary (La Montague) Luce; educated in public schools of Detroit; married at Detroit, 1898, Miss Della Thompson. Came to Detroit with parents, 1876; began active career as messenger Merchants’ and Manufacturers’ national Bank, 1890, continuing for four years; was next identified with the Union Trust Co., and was in charge of the bond department of the company when he left, after twelve years’ service, in 1905, to become manager of the Detroit office of N.W. Halsey 7 Co., bankers, New York and Chicago. Also vice president and treasurer The Ballantine Co.; treasurer Michigan Soap Works; secretary and treasurer Wyandotte hardware Co., Wyandotte, Mich. Republican. Member Corinthian Lodge, F.&.A.M. Clubs: Detroit Athletic, Detroit Boat, Detroit Fishing and Hunting Association, Detroit Curling Club. Recreations: Outdoor sports. Office: 732 Penobsot Bldg. Residence: 140 Lincoln Av.
(Source: The Book of Detroiters Edited by Albert Nelson Marquis Copyright, 1908. Contributed by Christine Walters)



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