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Ruth and Orville Merillat, Relief, [Plaster and Clay]

Orville D. and Ruth A. Merillat portrait relief. Clay relief on plaster blank with metal letters. "Ruth A Merillat John D Merillat".

Fredericks sculpted many well known distinguished Michigan personalities. Shown in this double portrait are husband and wife, Orville D. and Ruth A. Merillat, founders of Merillat Industries of Adrian, Michigan.…

William Beaumont, M.D.

Plaster portrait relief of William Beaumont without the text.

Jerome Patrick Cavanagh

Plaster portrait relief of Jerome Patrick Cavanagh Mayor of Detroit. There are two small medallions on the relief, one of the Spirit of Detroit, and the other of the City of Detroit seal. Text on relief is "Jerome Patrick Cavanagh Mayor of Detroit 1962-1970".

David Mathias Dennison

Plaster relief portrait. Signed under proper right shoulder.


Education

In 1917, Dennison entered Swarthmore College, where he graduated in 1921. He then went to the University of Michigan, in Ann Arbor, for graduate studies in physics with Walter F. Colby and Oskar Klein. Klein, already associated with the Kaluga-Klein theory (1921), joined…

John M. Dorsey, M.D.

Plaster portrait relief of John M. Dorsey. Text on the mold is "John M. Dorsey MD 1900-1978 Wayne State University 1946-1978".

Dexter M. Ferry Jr., Relief, [Plaster]

Plaster portrait plaque of Dexter Ferry. The text on the relief is "Dexter M Ferry Jr Business and Civic Leader Philanthropist and Patron of the Arts".

Reuben N. Trane, Relief, [Plaster]

Plaster portrait relief of Ruben Trane. Text on the plaster is "Ruben N Trane 1886-1954 Engineer Inventor Leader".

Definition: inventor, manufacturer, business executive, b. La Crosse. He graduated from the Univ. of Wisconsin (B.S., 1910), and from 1910 to 1913 worked as a sales engineer. In 1913 he helped to organize the Trane Co. in La…

Willard Henry Dow, Relief, [Plaster]

Plaster portrait relief of Willard Henry Dow. Inscribed on the bottom is "President of this company 1910-1949"

Samuel Davey Marble, Relief, [Plaster]

Samuel Davey Marble plaster portrait relief. The text on the plaster is "Samuel Davey Presented by the student body of Saginaw valley State College".