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ALBION MALLEABLE IRON COMPANY EXECUTIVES

Morning Star, October 23, 2004, pg. 5

Just a reminder to our readers, that if you missed my Riverside Cemetery tour on October 3, you can obtain copies of the tour program from yours truly, or at the Albion Chamber of Commerce. The program is loaded with interesting information you’ll want to read about. It includes a complete listing by-number of burials in the so-called “Colored” and “Greek Orthodox” sections, whether they have tombstones or not. Get a copy for your home library today; it will make for great conversation. In addition, the new reprint of my book “Albion in the 20th Century” does have corrections in it, making it different from the original version. These are also now available.

It certainly is a huge task dismantling piece-by-piece the Harvard Industries complex and seeing the progress being made at the site along N. Albion St. This massive facility consisted of numerous construction projects pieced together through the years when it was known as the Albion Malleable Iron Company. It still is a shock that our main industry is now gone forever. People have mixed feelings when they drive by and see what is happening there.

From our Historical Notebook this week we present a photograph of the executives and officials of the Albion Malleable Iron Company in 1930 at the start of the Great Depression. They are standing in front of the original Malleable office, which was located at the south end until a new office building was erected in 1944 on the north end. This was the group of men who guided the direction of the company until the Carter-Lloyd era began in the late 1930s. Front row, left to right: Harry Green, George Overy, (up) Claude Potter, Raymond Gardner, Malleable president Harry Parker; Emil Holtz, future president Benjamin Brown; (up) Carl Schumacher, and Ernest Kabel.

Back row: George Schumacher, Alvin Dice, Jay Cessna, and Lee Boyd.


Executives and Officials of the Albion Malleable Iron Company in 1930

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