D. Leland Seeley

Personal

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: July 8, 1893

D. Leland Seeley. Members of the Seeley family have been identified with the cleaning and dyeing business for three generations and D. Leland Seeley is manager of the widely known establishment that bears the name, at 128 East First street, Flint. Mr. Seeley was born July 8, 1893, a son of Clayton A. and Millie (Andrews) Seeley. The grandfather, Robert Seeley, conducted a cleaning and pressing establishment in Hillsdale, Michigan, more than a half century ago, and Clayton A. Seeley, born February 12, 1864, grew up in the business. Mr. Seeley conducted this type of business in various places in Michigan, Kalamazoo, Lansing, Hillsdale, and came to Flint twenty-eight years ago. D. Leland attended grade and high schools in Flint, then began work for his father and operated a plant in Cadillac, Michigan. He served in the World war in the ambulance corps. On March 31, 1917, Mr. Seeley was married to Marjorie Fulford, daughter of William Fulford. Three children have been born, Cherille, Drusilla and Joyce. Mr. Seeley is a Mason and belongs to the Scottish Rite and to the Shrine. He is also an Elk and a Kiwanian. Politically, he is Republican. He is of a family of three children, the others being Dorothy, of Port Huron, and Robert, of Detroit. A sister, Ethel, is dead. The mother is living.

Page 334-335, “An account of Flint and Genesee County from their organization,” published National Historical Association, [1924].

[D. Leland is great grandson of Benjamin Seeley SGS# 2260 – D. Leland; Clayton Albert, Robert L., Benjamin (# 2260), Sheldon, Abner, Joseph, John, Benjamin, Nathaniel, Robert]