Biography of George G. Booth
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BOOTH, George G., publisher; born, Toronto, Can., Sept. 24, 1864; son of Henry Wood and Clara L. (Gagnier) Booth; educated in public schools of Toronto until 1872, and at St. Thomas, Ont., until 1881; married at Detroit, June 1, 1887, Ellen Warren Scripps; children: James S., Grace E., Warren S., Henry S., Florence L. Began in manufacturing business, 1883; sold out to engage in newspaper business as manager Detroit Evening News, Aug., 1888, and became president of the company, 1906; established Evening Press, Grand Rapids, Mich., Mar., 1893, and with associates purchased Times-Press, Bay City, 1904. President The Evening News Association, Detroit, The Evening Press Co., Grand Rapids; vice president The James E. Scripps Corporation, Detroit; also executor of estate of James E. Scripps (principal owner The Detroit News and a large property owner of Detroit); president Detroit School of Design; trustee General Hospital (chairman building committee), Bloomfield Hills Seminary. Clubs: Detroit, Bloomfield Hills Country, Detroit Athletie. Recreation: home life on country estate. Office: 1517 Dime Savings Bank Bldg., Detroit. Residence: Cranbrook, Birmingham P. O., Mich.

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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