Biography of Robert Rae
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ROBERT RAE, auditor for Phelps, Dodge & Co., was born in Glasgow, Scotland, in 1871, and is the son of John Broadfoot and Margaret Tweed Rae. Mr. Rae was reared and educated in Scotland, having attended the public schools of Glasgow, and his first position was with a real estate firm in his native city. He came to America in 1891, located in New York City. and secured a position y, ith the "New York Herald" as accountant in the business office. He later became associated with Messrs. Cuthbert, Menzies & Co., Certified Public Accountants of New York. His next position was with the Phelps-Dodgs interests in New York City, and in 1900 he was scent to Merenci to enter the employ of the Detroit Copper Mining Company of Arizona, one of their many holdings in this state. There he remained for one and one half years, when he was appointed traveling auditor for the Company, which position he held until six years ago, when he was promoted to the position he now holds and which he fills with eminent satisfaction. Mr. Rae is a specialist in his line of work, a man of sound principles, liberal minded, and held in very high regard by those with whom he associates in both business and social affairs. He was married November 4, 1903, to Miss Anna Tuthill. They have one little daughter, Margaret Tweed Rae, and make their home in Douglas. Mr. Rae is a member of the Masonic order and a director of the Country Club of Douglas.

From:
Who's Who in Arizona
Vol 1
Compiled and Published by Jo Conners
Press of The Arizona Daily Star
Tucson, Arizona 1913


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