Alletz K. Tyron

Page 258-259 - Alletz K. Tyson, president of Powers-Tyson Printing Company, Inc., stands in the front rank of the printing and publishing circles of Grand Rapids, with forty-two years of service, all but two in which have been rendered in Grand Rapids. He was born in Ipavia, Illinois, on January 19,1866. He came to Michigan at the age of ten years. He attended and graduated from the high school at Leslie, Michigan. Mr. Tyson has been in the printing business, as heretofore indicated, since 1883 and in 1885 came to Grand Rapids as a journeyman printer. The business was founded in 1898, Powers-Tyson Printing Company being incorporated in 1914. Mr. Tyson makes his home at 1151 Lake Drive and there are two charming daughters in his family, Lucile, a graduate of Grand Rapids high school and Ruth. He is a member of the Fountain Street Baptist Church. Fraternally Mr. Tyson belongs to York Lodge, F. & A. M. and the Knights of Pythias. He is an active member of the Grand Rapids Credit Menís Association and a prominent Rotarian, being a past president of the Grand Rapids Rotary Club.

Transcriber: Nancy Myer
Created: 20 June 2003