Biography of William H. Blackford
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BLACKFORD, William H., president Detriot Casket Co.; born, Paw Paw, Mich., Feb. 1, 1859; son of John and Ann (Hutchins) Blackford; educated in public schools; married at Detroit, 1902, Leonette Plumer. Lived on a farm until 18; came to Detroit, 1882, and assisted in organizing the Detroit Casket Co., of which was vice president, 1882-1910, since president; also vice president Toledo Casket Co. Republican. Presbyterian. Recreation: traveling. Office: 185 Congress St. W. Residence: 672 24th 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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