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Rendering of Detroit Edison Company, site of the "Alex Dow Portrait Relief"

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Title

Rendering of Detroit Edison Company, site of the "Alex Dow Portrait Relief"

Subject

Detroit Edison Company
Dow, Alex, 1862-1942.
Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998
Outdoor sculpture--United States.
Relief (Art)

Description

Alex Dow was a Scottish-born US engineer. Dow was the plant's first manager and electrical engineer for the city of Detroit.

Dow was appointed water commissioner for the city of Detroit in 1916-1921 and again in 1925-1932. In 1932, he was made the president of Detroit Edison and served until 1940. He was elected president of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers for the 1928-1929 year.

This bronze portrait plaque is located at the Detroit Edison Company in Detroit, Michigan.

Creator

Unidentified photographer

Source

Marshall M. Fredericks Papers
Series II, Box 10, Folder 21

Date

undated

Rights

Use of this image requires permission from the Marshall M. Fredericks Archives.

Relation

II-10-21

Format

image/jpeg

Language

eng

Type

Image

Identifier

72965-50

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Original Format

Black and white print

Physical Dimensions

8" x 10"

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