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 Francis Palms

Francis Palms

Birth
Antwerp, Arrondissement Antwerpen, Antwerp (Antwerpen), Belgium
Death 24 Nov 1886 (aged 75)
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA
Burial Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA
Plot Section S, Ange Palms Mausoleum
Memorial ID 8590 · View Source
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Businessman. Born in Belgium, his father, Ange Palms was a Commissary in the French Army. He arrived with his family in 1833 to Detroit. He found his fortune with land investments in Michigan and Wisconsin. He was President of the People's Savings Bank, the largest in Detroit at the time; Michigan Stove Company and was also involved in other minor businesses within Detroit. He was also one of the original incorporators of the Detroit, Mackinaw and Marquette Railroad, Vulcan Furnace and the Peninsular Land Company Ltd.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 29 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8590
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Francis Palms (10 Dec 1810–24 Nov 1886), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8590, citing Mount Elliott Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .