Broad Family Collection [Henry K. Gustin Business Papers]
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Description
Henry Killmaster Gustin (1868-1946) was a widely known lawyer, businessman, and landowner in Northeast Michigan. Some of his business interests and accomplishments were as follows: served as Alpena City Attorney, promoted organization of Alpena County Road Commission, promoted Alpena Chamber of Commerce reorganization, helped secure Avery and Potter Parks for the city, instrumental in bringing the Boyne City, Gaylord and Alpena Railroad to Alpena, organized Huron Shores Good Roads Association that promoted building of US-23, served in Michigan State Legislature, head of Relief Committee after the Metz Fire in 1908, traveled to Fiji, Australia, and Cuba on business.
Notes
The Broad Family own the Beaver Lake Hunting Club that Henry K. Gustin was connected to for many years. Gustin's business and personal records where stored in the attic of the club. During renovations, all the records (125 ledger boxes) were donated to the library. Gustin's actual Alpena offices were located in the Fletcher Office Building where the library currently stands.
Date of Original
1873-1920
Language of Item
English
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email:tbrc@alpenalibrary.org
Website:
Agency street/mail address:
211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188
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Broad Family Collection [Henry K. Gustin Business Papers]


Henry Killmaster Gustin (1868-1946) was a widely known lawyer, businessman, and landowner in Northeast Michigan. Some of his business interests and accomplishments were as follows: served as Alpena City Attorney, promoted organization of Alpena County Road Commission, promoted Alpena Chamber of Commerce reorganization, helped secure Avery and Potter Parks for the city, instrumental in bringing the Boyne City, Gaylord and Alpena Railroad to Alpena, organized Huron Shores Good Roads Association that promoted building of US-23, served in Michigan State Legislature, head of Relief Committee after the Metz Fire in 1908, traveled to Fiji, Australia, and Cuba on business.