Heart Attack Fatal To Former Co-Owner of Music Company
Frank E. Legg, 85, of 414 Maynard St., retired real estate agent and former owner of the old Ann Arbor Music Co., died suddenly Friday at his home following a heart attack.
Mr. Legg was born in Leonidas on Nov. 16, 1862, a son of Charles C. and Mary Jane Cross Legg, and came to Ann Arbor in 1885. For 10 years he was a salesman for the old Ann Arbor Organ Co.
In 1895 he founded the Ann Arbor Piano Co. in partnership with the late Morris M. Seabolt to manufacture pianos and organs. The company later became the Ann Arbor Music Co.
In 1914 Mr. Legg began the manufacture of electrical equipment in his own plant in Ann Arbor and continued throughout the First World War. The electrical business was discontinued shortly after the close of that war.
After 1918 Mr. Legg devoted himself to the real estate business entirely, having interests both in Ann Arbor and in Florida's fruit producing areas. He retired from business 10 years ago.
Active in civic affairs, he served on the mayor's committee for job and home placement during the depression years of 1932 and 1935. During Mr. Legg's early residence in the Pittsfield suburb of Ann Arbor he was especially active in school affairs, being instrumental in obtaining equipment for the Stone School.
Active In Church
He had been an active member of the First Church of Christ, Scientist for 30 years.
He was married Nov. 7, 1895, to Franc Conger Dorr of Ann Arbor, who died on March 10, 1939.
Mr. Legg is survived by three sons, Victor E. Legg of Maplewood, N. J., W. Dorr Legg of Detroit and Ann Arbor, and Frank E. Legg, jr., of Ann Arbor; and three grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Monday afternoon at the Muehlig Chapel, with Frederick M Hall, C. S., officiating. Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery. Friends may call at the chapel from 3 until 5 o'clock Sunday afternoon.
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Forest Hill Cemetery
First Church of Christ Scientist
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