This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...Brown, second vice-president; H. X. Stabeck, third vice-president; W. A. Laidlaw, secretary; C. H. Baldwin, assistant secretary; ...Read MoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...Brown, second vice-president; H. X. Stabeck, third vice-president; W. A. Laidlaw, secretary; C. H. Baldwin, assistant secretary; and Charles Carothers, treasurer. Since 1895 the fire insurance companies doing business in Minneapolis have maintained a salvage corps or fire insurance patrol, well equipped for salvage work and, as experience has shown, doing effective work in lessening fire losses. The patrol is managed by the Minneapolis Board of Fire Underwriters, the local organization of the insurance men. It works in connection with the city fire department. Fire losses have been comparatively small in Minneapolis owing to good building laws, an efficient fire department and water supply and the work of the salvage corps. ARMATAGE. Arthur Wellesley, for many years engaged in the insurance business in Minneapolis, is a native of Canada. He was horn in Quebec and his early years were spent near that place on his father's farm. He began his education in the public schools, acquiring there his elementary and preparatory training. Following his studies in the public schools, he entered St. Francis College, at Richmond. Quebec. After one year spent at St. Francis he left college and entered upon his commercial life. His first position was in the auditor's department of the Canadian Express Company at Montreal. He remained in that office for three years, at the end of which time he moved to Minneapolis and here began his experience with the real estate business, with which, in connection with insurance, he has since been associated. He entered the employ of I. A. Dunsmoor & Company, remaining with that firm for three years. He then resigned to enter the insurance business as an adjustor and continued in that capacity for three years. At the end of...Read Less
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