Biography of George W. Alexander
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ALEXANDER, George William, railway official; born, Lightciffe, Yorkshire, Eng., Sept. 10, 1859; son of Andrew and Harriet Newell (Hayward) Alexander; educated in public schools; came to America, 1871; unmarried. Began in railway service at Hamilton, Ont., with the Great Western Ry.; became identified with the Grand Trunk System at Port Huron, Mich., Dec. 1, 1879, and has filled positinns of secretary to general manager, assistant to treasurer, paymaster, and since Dec., 1906, has been secretary and treasurer Grand Trunk Western Ry. Also secretary and treasurer Detroit, Grand Haven & Milwaukee Ry., Toledo, Saginaw & Muskegon Ry., Grand Rapids Terminal Ry., Grand Trunk Milwaukee Car Ferry, Detroit & Toledo Shore Line R. R.; secretary Chicago, Detroit & Canada Grand Trunk Junction Ry., Michigan Air Line Ry., St. Clair Tunnel Co., International Bridge Co. Clubs: Detroit, Detroit Country, Detroit Boat. Office: Foot of Brush St. Residence: Detroit.

From:
The Book of Detroiters
A Biographical Dictionary
Of Leading Living Men
Of The City of Detroit

Second Edition 1914
Edited By: Albert Nelson Marquis
A. N. Marquis & Company
Chicago 1914.

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