Biography of William R. Campbell
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CAMPBELL, William Robert, flour merchant; born, Saranac, Mich., June 15, 1863; son of William and Harriet (Rose) Campbell; educated in public schools; married at Bancroft, Nov. 28, 1889, Abbie B. Phillips; five children: Robert, Grosvenor, Bruster, Phillips, Helen. Began active career as clerk in general store at Pinckney, Mich., 1878; clerk in general store in Howell, Mich., 1881-82; came to Detroit in 1882 and became associated with Buruham, Stoepel & Co.; was director of company 1902-11; since vice president Conunercial Milling Co.; also director Detroit Showcase Co., Detroit Terminal Storage Co. Member Detroit Board of Commerce. Recreation: outdoor athletic sports. Office: Randolph & Atwater Sts.

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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