Biography of Thomas Campau
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CAMPAU, Thomas, surveyor and civil enginer; born, Detroit, Feb. 6, 1827; son of James and Rosette (Chene) Campau; educated by private tuition; married at Detroit, 1852, Mary A. Mellon (deceased, 1897), daughter of Major Charles Mellon, U. S. A.; children: William C. J. (died, 1907), Louise E. (Mrs. B. W. Parker), Thomas M. Began active career as apprentice in office of Judge John Almy, civil engineer, 1849, continuing for two years; city surveyor of Detroit, 1852-62; county surveyor of Wayne County six years; then resumed individual practice, in which has since continued; member firm of Thomas Campau & Son. Democrat. Catholic. Office: 502 Whitney Bik. Residence: 472 Fort Street E.

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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