Sage, Donald Alexander

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Donald Alexander Sage Soundex Code S200

Donald Alexander Sage, Coal Dealers;

born in: Ingersoll, Ontario, Canada, on Monday, July 13, 1857;

son of: William M. Sage (traffic manager Rock Island System) and Annie Sage, nee: Annie White

education: Chicago at Brown Public School and John Hay Public School, Bell's Private School for Boys, Bryant & Stratton Business College, and Dyrenforth Academy; graduated Chicago Business Law School;

married: Agnes Louise Sage, nee: Agnes Louise Mitchell, daughter of A.W. Mitchell, in Chicago, on Wednesday, May 22, 1895,

Employed by Richard Shaw & Winslow, wholesale dry goods, 1871;

W.M. Sturges, Chicago Board of Trade, 1873;

Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad, 1874-6;

with Chicago Board of Trade firms of Pope & Davis, 1876, Charles Ray & Company, 1877, Robert Warren & Company, 1880;

broker in cash grain, 1880, and member of receiving and shipping grain firm of E.P. Marsh & Company until 1885;

in oil and real estate business in Santa Paula, California, 1886-9;

cribbing corn in Kansas and Nebraska, 1889-91;

connected with C.B. Congdon & Company, Chicago Board of Trade, until 1894;

since 1894 in wholesale coal business, Sage & Company, producing coal in Indiana, and having exclusive agency of Indiana mines for Chicago and the Northwest.

Also secretary and director of Black Hawk Coal Company, Jasonville, Indiana.

Was member Chicago Board of Trade, 1878-1902;

Corporal, Company E, 1st Infantry, Illinois National Guard, 1875-6; Donald Alexander Sage; member: 1st Infantry, Illinois National Guards Veteran Corps.

Member and treasurer Chicago Coal Shippers' Association.

Member: Y.M.C.A., Chicago.


Clubs: Chicago Yacht Club, Chicago Automobile Association.

Office: 355 Dearborn Street, (1905); 304 Elsworth Building, (1911); 608 S. Dearborn Street, (1917)

Residence: 1034 W. Pratt Boulevard, (1905), 1424 W. Pratt Boulevard (1911, 1917) Rogers Park

Source: Book of Chicagoans, 1905; Book of Chicagoans, 1911; Book of Chicagoans, 1917.

Chicago Blue Book

Mr. & Mrs. Donald Alexander Sage, 1034 W. Pratt Boulevard, 1904 Chicago Blue Book, page 263.

Mr. & Mrs. Donald Alexander Sage, 1034 W. Pratt Boulevard, 1905.