BEGINNINGS OF A TRADITION: THE DETROIT CITY CHRISTMAS TREE
Oscar Marx was born on July 14, 1866 in Detroit. His parents, Stephen Marx and wife Eleanor [Busch] were German immigrants turned dairy farmers living on the cusp of Hamtramck Twp. and Detroit.
The hard work and discipline of his farm based upbringing along with a touch of seminary school gave Marx the determination needed to become a successful civic leader and Detroit businessman. Continue reading “PARK 81 – OSCAR B. MARX”