Biography of Charles J. Butler
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BUTLER, Charles J., president Morgan & Wright; born, Worcester, Mass., May 1, 1862; son of Horace W. and Sarah (Newell) Butler; educated Akron (Ohio) High School; married, April 26, 1893, Emma Seiberling, of Akron; one son, Charles Monroe. Began active career in bank, Akron, O., 1880, continuing 10 years; removed to Marion, Ind., 1891, as manager of Indiana Rubber Co.; went to Peoria, Ill., 1895, as secretary Peoria Rubber Co.; became president Morgan & Wright, manufacturers rubber goods, with headquarters in Chicago, 1903; removed plant to Detroit, 1906; also president G & J Tire Co., Indianapolis; vice president United States Tire Co., New York. Member Detroit Board of Commerce. Trustee Detroit University School. Republican. Clubs: Detroit, Detroit Athletic, Detroit Boat, Chicago Athletic Association (Chicago). Recreations: boating, fishing. Office: Morgan & Wright, foot of Bellevue Ave. Residence: 223 Iroquois 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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