Biography of Hugh Chalmers
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CHALMERS, Hugh, manufacturer; born, Dayton, O., Oct. 3, 1873; son of Thomas and Jeanette (Bell) Chalmers; educated public schools and business college; married, Aug. 22, 1901, Frances L. Houser, of Dayton; four children: Helen, Hugh, Jr., Bruce, Margaret. Began as office boy with Nationai Cash Register Co., Dayton, at 14, becoming vice president and general manager, 1900, which position he occupied until 1907; since 1907 president E. R. Thomas Detroit Motor Co., and its successors, Chalmers Detroit Motor Co. and Chalmers Motor Co.; also director Metal Products Co., Fairview Foundry Co., Detroit. Member Automobile Board of Trade, Board of Commerce, Detroit Society of Automobile Engineers, National Association of Salesmanagers, Ohio Society of Detroit. Mason. Clubs: Dayton (Dayton, O.), Sphinx, Pen, Detroit Country, Automobile, Motor Boat of America (Detroit). Recreations: golf, hunting and fishing. Office: Chalmers Motor Co. Residence: 275 Iroquois Ave.

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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