Biography of James B. Book
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BOOK, James B., retired, physician; born, Toronto, Can., Nov. 7, 1843; son of Jonathan J. and Hannah P. (Smith) Book; educated at Milton grammar school; matriculated in Medical Department Victoria University, Toronto; received degree of M.D. from Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, 1865; married at Detroit, 1889, Clothilde Palms; children: James B., Jr., Francis P., Herbert V. After graduating in medicine, spent two years in Europe, half of the time at Guy's Hospital Medical School, London, and the remainder of the time in attendance at clinics in Paris and Vienna; located in Detroit, 1867, and practiced until 1892, since which time he has devoted his attention to his real estate interests. Director Commercial National Bank. Member American Medical Association, Michigan State Medical Society, Wayne County Medical Society, Detroit Board of Commerce. Clubs: Detroit, Detroit Country, Detroit Boat. Office: Campau Bldg. Residence: The Palms.

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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