Biography of Edward G. Bland
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BLAND, Edward G., sales manager; born, Niles, O., Jan. 20, 1886; son of Joseph and Louisa (Whitehouse) Bland (both of English descent); educated public and high schools, Niles; unmarried. Began active career at Niles, collecting for the electric lighting plant of the city, continuing two years; then city salesman for Smith Kirk Candy Co., at Toledo, three and one half years; returned to Niles and was traveling salesman for Levitt Millory Co., wholesale groceries, traveling in Ohio and Pennsylvania, one year; removed to Detroit and was employed as tire adjuster for the Michelin Tire Co., and later manager Detroit branch of the company; became connected with the Jackson Automobile Co. as salesman, and has been manager of sales, state of Michigan, for this company since Oct., 1913. Republican. Protestant. Member Detroit Automobile Dealers' Association. Club: Wolverine Automobile. Recreation: outdoor sports. Office: 978 Woodward Ave. Residence: 401 Morrell 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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