Biography of Henry J. Broderick
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BRODERICK, Henry J., railway official; born, Caledonia, Ont., Apr. 1, 1866; son of David E. and Jane (Moshier) Broderick; educated in public schools, Caledonia High School and collegiate institute, St. Thomas; married at Niagara Falls, Ont., Dec. 26, 1887, Eva E. Wilson; one daughter, Beryl Began active career as clerk in general office, advanced to night ticket agent and was city ticket agent, Canada Southern R. R. Co., St. Thomas, 1882-85; clerk in general office Chicago & West Michigan Ry., at Muskegon, Mich., 1885-87; returned to St. Thomas to engage in clothing business with father as Broderick & Sons; reentered service of Chicago & West Michigan Ry., at Muskegon, 1888, removed to Grand Rapids, with same company, 1889; appointed ticket accountant same road, and Detroit, Lansing & Northern Ry., 1890; removed to Detroit, with general offices, 1900; resigned, 1903, to accept position of auditor passenger accounts, Michigan Central R. R. Co.; also auditor of passenger accounts Toronto, Hamilton & Buffalo Ry.; Chicago, Kalamazoo & Saginaw Ry.; Detroit & Charlevoix Ry. Baptist. Mason; Knight of Pythias; Woodman. Clubs: Fellowcraft, Transportation (Detroit). Recreations: trout fishing and cricket. Office: General Offices Michigan Central Ry. Residence: 309 W. Grand Boul.

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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