Biography of William C. Anderson
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ANDERSON, William C., president Anderson Electric Car Co.; born, Ontario, Can., 1853; son of Hiram and Susanna (Cummings) Anderson; educated in public schools and business college; married at Port Huron, Mich., 1877, Ida F. Beard; two daughters: Lynell A., Mary H. (Mrs. F. E. Price). Began in manufacturing business at Port Huron, as Anderson Manufacturing Co., 1895; removed to Detroit, and continued as wholesale manufacturer of carriages and electric automobiles; firm name changed, 1911, to Anderson Electric Car Co., of which has since been president. Member Detroit Board of Commerce. Republican. Episcopalian. Mason. Clubs: Detroit, Country, Rushmore, Wolverine Auto. Recreations: horseback riding and automobiling. Office: Clay Ave. and Riopelle St. Residence: 65 Rowena St.

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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