Biography of M. Woolsey Campau
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CAMPAU, M. Woolsey, mechanical engineer; born, Detroit, July 14, 1874; son of George Throop and Mary Livingston (Woolsey) Campau; first Campau came to Detroit in 1711; mother a daughter of Commodore M. B. Woolsey, U. S. N., and granddaughter of Commodore M. T. Woolsey, U. S. N.; educated in public schools of Detroit until 1885; St. Paul School, Garden City, L. I., two years; St. Paul's Hall, Salem, N. Y., five years, graduated 1891; University of Michigan, class of 1896, graduated 1897; unmarried. In employ of Detroit Shipbuilding Co. three years; with Detroit United Railways one year; then with American Steel & Wire Co., Pittsburgh; Westinghouse Machine Co., Pittsburgh; C. C. Wormer Machinery Co., Detroit; Ford Motor Co., of Canada, Ltd., Ford, Ont.; vice president A. M. Campau Realty Co.; Precision Instrument Co. Member Detroit Board of Commerce. Served three years in Michigan State Naval Brigade until 1899; first class petty officer in engineer corps, on U. S. S. Yosemite, Spanish American War, 1898. Republican. Protestant. Member Detroit Engineering Society, Sigma Phi, Spanish War Veterans. Clubs: University, Country, Detroit Boat, University of Michigan Club. Office: Ford, Ont., Can. Residence: 1002 Pasadena Apts, Detroit.

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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