Biography of James S. Black
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BLACK, James S., manufacturer (grain cleaners); born, Rockwood, Ont., June 6, 1870; son of Donald and Mary (Munn) Black; eduLated in public schools, Rockwood; collegiate institutes, Collingwood and Strathroy, Ont.; graduated in pedagogy from Department of Education, Toronto, 1892, and from Commercial Course, 1894; married Annie E. Mackellar, of Chatham, Ont., June 28, 1905; one son, Donald. Began active career as commercial master in Ontario Collegiate Institutes (Government High Schools); resigned from the Chatham Collegiate Institute, 1902, to become secretary treasurer of The Manson Campbell Co., manufacturers of grain cleaners; removed to Detroit, 1911, as manager of the United States factory of same company, in which position still continues; lieutenant colonel M. S. C., Canadian Militia, now officer commanding First Infantry Brigade of Canada. Member Board of Education, Chatham, 1910-11. Presbyterian. Mason. Author: High School Bookkeeping, 1900. Recreations: military matters. Office: 103 Wesson Ave. Residence: 584 Campbell 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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