CANDLER, Thomas H., general contractor; born, Detroit, Feb. 17, 1864; son of Homer W. and Emma (Ellard) Candler;
educated in public and high schools, Detroit; married, July 22, 1892, Florence Bice, of Detroit; three children:
Edith Ellard, Russell Gordon, Marjorie Bice. Began active career in engineering department, Detroit City Iron Works,
1880, continuing five years; then served on the lakes as marine engineer, 1885-93; foreman Eagle Iron Works, 1893-95;
chief engineer Detroit United Railway, 1895-8; treasurer and general manager since 1898, of Canler Dock & Dredge
Co., established by father, 1878. Republican. Episcopalian. Mem. ber Detroit Board of Commerce, B. P. O. Elks.
Recreations: motoring and boating. Office: 305 Moffat Bik. Residence: 359 Bewick Ave.
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
Wayne County, Michigan Biographies
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