Biography of Charles W. Baird
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BAIRD, Charles W., merchandise broker and manufacturer; born, Cincinnati, O., Apr. 2, 1862; son of William and Margaret A. (Crouch) Baird; educated in public and high schools of Indianapolis; married, at Pittsfield, Mass., Feb. 3, 1904, Caroline Williams. Began business career in employ of Kingan & Co., Ltd., Indianapolis; then with J. K. Graham and Singer Manufacturing Co., Indianapolis; removed to Detroit, January, 1887, and established firm of Baird & West, merchandise brokers, of which is partner; organized the Detroit Iron and Steel Co., 1902, of which is secretary and treasurer; also director Federal Motor Truck Co., the Wakefield Iron Co. Member Detroit Board of Commerce. Republican. Clubs: Detroit, Country, Old Club, Detroit Boat, Automobile. Recreation: outdoor sports. Office: 149 Jefferson Ave. Residence: 173 Parker 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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