Biography of Barnham S. Colburn
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COLBURN, Barnham Standish, banker; born, Detroit, Dec. 10, 1872; son of William Cullen and Mary Augusta (Standish) Colburn; educated in Detroit public schools; B.S., in Civil Engineering, University of Michigan, 1896; married, Nov. 21, 1900, Elizabeth G. Pierce, of Buffalo, N. Y.; children: William Cullen, Elizabeth G, 2nd, Burnham S., Jr., Evelyn and Mary Louise. Began active career as draftsman, Detroit Bridge & Iron Works, 1896-97; resident engineer in charge erection Victoria Jubilee Bridge, Montreal, Que., 189899; treasurer Canadian Bridge Co., Ltd., Walkerville, since 1900; vice president People's State Bank, Detroit, since 1911; director and treasurer Canadian Bridge Co.; director Union Trust Co., Ray Chemical Co., Sieder Manufacturing CO., St. Lawrence Bridge Co., Montreal, Que. Trustee Detroit University School. Republican. Presbyterian. Member Psi Upsilon. Clubs: Detroit, University, Country, Detroit Boat, Bloomfield Hills Country, Old Club, etc. Recreations: hunting, fish. ing, golf. Office: Peoples State Bank. Residence: 215 Burns 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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