Biography of William R. Anderson
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ANDERSON, William Robert, general manager Advance Machine Co.; born, Detroit, Oct. 7, 1872; son of William Henry and Elizabeth (McVittie) Anderson; educated in Detroit public and high schools; married at Detroit, June 5, 1899, Elizabeth Maude Ross; one daughter, Dorothea Elizabeth. General manager Anderson Forge and Machine Co., 1905-1911; since general manager Advance Machine Co., contracting machinists; also treasurer Anderson Tool & Supply Co., manufacturers of cold chisels, plumbers' tools and contractors' supplies, with which he has been connected since 1892; vice president Krause Manufacturing Co.; director Metropolitan State Bank, Anderson Forge and Machine Co. Member Detroit Builders' and Traders' Exchange (director, 1905.6), Detroit Board of Commerce. Republican. Presbyterian. Member Ashlar Lodge No. 91, F. & A. M., Peninsular Chapter No. 16, R. A. M., Monroe Council No. 1, R. S. M. Club: Fellowcraft. Recreation: automobiling. Office: 654 Franklin St. Residence: 365 Montclair Ave.


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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