Biography of Harry C. Bell
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BELL, Harry C., railway official; born, Cleveland, July 19, 1865; son of Samuel H. and Emily E. (Lankester) Bell; educated in public and high schools, Cleveland; married at Cincinnati, Mar. 22, 1893, Edith May Weeks; one son, Charles S. Began railway service as clerk in claim department Lake Shore Rd., at Cleveland, June 19, 1881, continuing until 1888; in claim department Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati & Indianapolis Rd. (now the Big Four), Cleveland, 1888-89, and at Cincinnati, 1889-95; rate clerk same road, 1895-99, chief clerk tariff bureau, 1899-July, 1901; chief clerk freight department Detroit Southern Rd., at Detroit, 1901-4; assistant general freight agent Detroit, Toledo & Ironton R. R., 1904-7; general freight agent same road 1907-10; since general freight and passenger agent. Protestant. Mason, Shriner. Club: Detroit Transportation. Office: 702 Ford Bldg. Residence: 91 Medbury 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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