Biography of Ralph H. Booth
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BOOTH, Ralph H., editor and publisher; born, Toronto, Can., Sept. 29, 1873; son of Henry Wood and Clara L. (Gagnier) Booth; educated in public schools of Canada and Detroit; married at Chicago, May 23, 1906, M. Mary Batterman; two children: John Lord, Virginia Kingswood. Removed with parents to Detroit, Apr., 1881; began active career with Detroit National Bank, Jan., 1888; with The Detroit Tribune as cashier, and later business manager, 1892-95; removed to Chicago, June 25, 1895; with Chicago Journal as secretary and manager, and later became editor and publisher until Apr. 1, 1904, when returned to Detroit, as editor and publisher The Detroit Tribune; president and publisher The Grand Rapids Herald, 1905; now president and editor Saginaw Daily News, Flint, Daily Journal, Bay City Times, Jackson Citizen Press, Muskegon News-Chronicle; vice president The Grand Rapids Press. Republican. Member Reformed Episcopal Church. Clubs: Detroit, Country, Detroit Boat, Detroit Athletic, Old Club. Recreation: travel. Office: 1816 Dime Savings Bank Bldg. Residence: Charlevoix Apts.

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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