Biography of James E. Burgess
Wayne County, MI Biographies





BURGESS, James E., physician, coroner; born, Woodstock, Out., Nov. 13, 1866; son of Joseph L. and Harriet (Rounds) Burgess; educated at Woodstock College and Michigan College of Medicine and Surgery, graduating, degree of M.D., 1891; married at Wolverton, Out., 1889, Gladys H. French; one son, Harold. Came to Detroit, 1890; practiced medicine in Detroit, 1891-1906, having attained an extensive practice when he retired from field of medicine in January, 1906, to devote his attention to business. Treasurer and assistant manager until 1908 of Northwestern Foundry and Supply Co. (established, 1900), manufacturers of plumbers' cast irin specialties; resumed practice 1908; elected coroner Wayne County for years 1909 and 1910; re-elected for years 1911-12 and 1913-14. Member Wayne County Medical Society, Michigan State Medical Society, American Medical Association. Republican. Member Independent Order of Foresters, I. O. O. F. Loyal Order of Moose. Recreation: books. Office: 405 Hodges Bldg. and County Bldg. Residence: 33 Mt. Vernon Avenue.

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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