Biography of George M. Black
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BLACK, George Moir, trustee and manufacturer; born, Detroit, July 18, 1860; son of James and Isabel (Moir) Black; educated in public schools; married, Nov. 21, 1901, Miss Jennie Benjamin, of Windsor, Ont.; one son, George B. Began active career at age of 15 in commission business at Windsor, Ont., 1875, continuing until 1879; in office of general manager of Canadian Bank of Commerce, Toronto, Can., 1879-80; came to Detroit and was employed as bookkeeper by Charles Root Co., 1880-88; has held various positions with the McMillan Estate since Oct., 1888, now secretary same. Also secretary and treasurer Detroit & Cleveland Navigation Co.; treasurer Detroit Seamless Steel Tubes Co., Monarch Steel Castings Co.; secretary Michigan Malleable Iron Co., The Detroit Hotel Co., Pontchartrain Hotel Co.; director Union Trust Co., Home Savings Bank; vice chairman Michigan Sprocket Chain Co.; assistant treasurer Packard Motor Car Co. Trustee and assistant treasurer Grace Hospital. Member Detroit Board of Commerce. Republican. Clubs: Detroit Athletic, Detroit, Country, Detroit Boat, Detroit Transportation, Windsor (Windsor, Ont.). Recreation: traveling. Office: 804 Union Trust Bldg. Residence: 92 Forest Avenue W.

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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