Arlyle Noble, (1887 – 1981)

Object ID: 2012-011-005

Date: 1887


Arlyle Noble, (1887 – 1981) first woman bacteriologist in the US when she joined Parke Davis & Co. in Detroit in the early 1900s. She never married; her parents are buried at Pine Lake Cemetery. Arlyle donated the grinding stone to GWBHS. Her grandmother, Mrs. Albert Noble, painted the oil painting of the island of Upper Straits from a scene taken by her son, A.B. Noble. The family’s miniature cannon was used for starting the sailboat races on Orchard Lake. It was donated to GWBHS by Arlye’s niece, Jan Raether in 1981. Section OS-15