Biography of Charles A. Chambers
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CHAMBERS, Charles A., coal; born, Paris, Ky., Apr. 5, 1867; son of Charles Thomas and Marie Antonetta (Cefalo) Chambers; educated in public schools of Cincinnati; married, Cincinnati, June 10, 1888, Blanch J. Fisher; one daughter, Blanch Marie. Began active career in Cincinnati, as employe of Pittsburgh, Columbus, Cincinnati & St. Louis Railway; was appointed soliciting freight agent and later general freight and passenger agent of the Detroit, Lima & Northern By. (now the D., T. &. I. R. R.), also Detroit, Toledo & Milwaukee R. R. (now part of the L. S. & M. S. Ry.); resigned to enter wholesale coal business as general manager sales of Luhrig Coal Co., Cincinnati; representative in Detroit of the Fairmont Coal Co., 1903-9, The Consolidation Coal Co., 1909-12; manager Detroit branch same, since 1912. Served 14 years as member 1st Regiment, Ohio National Guard. Republican. Methodist. 32° Mason, Shriner. Club: Fellowcraft. Recreation: farming. Office: 1636-1639 Dime Savings Bank Bldg. Residence: Royal Oak, Mich.

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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