Gardner, Allison De Forest

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Allison De Forest Gardner Souindex Code G635

Allison De Forest Gardner, president National Audit Company

born in: Wayne County, N.Y., on Saturday, October 16, 1847;

son of: Stephen and Eunice P. Gardner;

educated in the public schools of Cayuga County, N.Y.; graduated from: Munro Collegiate Institute, Elbridge, N.Y., 1868, and took studies of the freshman year at the University of Michigan;

married: Emma L. Gardner nee: Kent in Petoskey, Michigan, on Saturday, August 4, 1894;

Children: Daughter, Ruth Kent.

Lived and was engaged in banking at Stanton, Montcalm County, Michigan, for 7 years, and was town clerk, supervisor, county surveyor, and city engineer; was afterward deputy U.S. Surveyor in Minnesota and 15 years ago established at Duluth, Minnesota, as a public auditor and accountant;

removed to Chicago, 1890, and has since followed the same business here, now being president of the National Audit Company.

Vice-President, Ideal Jewelry Manufacturing Company, 1911.

Also secretary and treasurer of the North American Mining and Reduction Company.


Recreation: books and interested in athletic sports.

Office: Marquette Building, 140 S. Dearborn Street, 1905, 1911.

Residence: 832 W. Greenleaf Avenue, (1905), 1618 W. Greenleaf Avenue (1911), Rogers Park.

Source: Book of Chicagoans, 1905, Book of Chicagoans, 1911, page 258