Biography of William C. Brown
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BROWN, William C., factory supplies; born, Marion, Mass., Dec. 1, 1875; son of George H. and Mary L. (Handy) Brown; descended from Revolutionary ancestry, of Massachusetts; educated public schools and Tabor Academy, Marion, Mass., unmarried. Began active career as clerk in hardware business New Bedford, Mass., continuing six years; came to Detroit, 1900, and entered employ of T. B. Rayl Co., hardware merchants, continuing until 1904; traveling salesman in Michigan, Indiana and Ohio, with headquarters in Detroit, for the Morse Twist Drill & Machine Co., of New Bedford, Mass.; one of organizers, 1905, and since secretary of the Boyer-Campbell Co., factory, mill and engineer's supplies. Member Detroit Board of Commerce. Republican. Universalist. Member Pythagorean Lodge, A. F. & A. M., of Marion, Mass.; visiting member Palestine Lodge, Detroit. Clubs: Fellowcraft, Detroit Motor Boat. Recreations: automobiling, fishing, and other outdoor diversions. Office: 92 Congress St. E. Residence: 179 Commonwealth Ave.

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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