Biography of William C. Atherton
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ATHERTON, William Cecil, railroad purchasing agent and storekeeper; born, Newark, O., July 3, 1872; son of Herbert and Catharine (Shaw) Atherton; educated high school, Newark; married, June 25, 1895, Elizabeth Taylor, of Sandusky, O.; one daughter, Mary. Division storekeeper, Baltimore & Ohio R. R., Chicago Junction, O., 1893-97; chief clerk superintendent of motive power, Elgin, Joliet & Eastern Ry., Joliet, Ill., 1897-98; chief clerk superintendent of motive power, St. Louis, Peoria & Northern Ry., Springfield, Ill., 1899-1900; storekeeper Chicago & Eastern Illinois Ry., Danville, Ill., 1901-2; general storekeeper, 1903-6; chief clerk to general manager, 1907; purchasing agent and general storekeeper since 1908, Pore Marquette R. R. Democrat. Episcopalian. Recreations: baseball, boating, bowling. Office: cor. 3d Ave. and Congress St. Residence: 152 Bagg 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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