Biography of Hamilton Carhartt
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CARHARTT, Hamilton, manufacturer of clothing; born, Macedon Locks, Wayne County, N. Y., Aug. 27, 1857; son of George and Lefa (Wylie) Carhartt; educated in public schools of Jackson, Mich., and at Episcopal College, Racine, Wis.; married at Jackson, Mich., to Annette Welling; three children: Hamilton, Jr., Wylie Welling, Margaret Welling (Mrs. Harold D. Bake; of Grosse Pointe Farms, Mieh.). Began business career in wholesale trade (Welling & Carhartt), Grand Rapids, Mich.; removed to Detroit, 1884, and established in wholesale furnishing business under name of Hamilton Carhartt & Co.; in 1899 the firm changed its line of operations to manufacture of workingmen's clothing, as Hamilton Carhartt Manufacturer (Inc.), of which is president. President Hamilton Carhartt Manufacturer, Limited (Toronto, Can.), Hamilton Carhartt Cotton Mills (Rock Hill, S. C.), Hamilton Carhartt (Atlanta, Ga.), Detroit Ophir Mining & Milling Co. (State Line, Utah), Hamilton Carhartt Manufacturer (Dallas, Tex.), Hamilton Carhartt Manufacturer (Vancouver, B. C., Can.), Hamilton Carhartt Manufacturer (Liverpool, Eng,). Vicepresident of the Art Commission. Member Detroit Board of Commerce. Clubs: Detroit, Country. Office: Michigan Ave. and Tenth St. Residences: 843 Jefferson Ave., Detroit, and Ritz Carleton Hotel, New York.

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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