Biography of Walter Collier
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COLLIER, Walter, hardware; born, Augusta Township, Washtenaw Co., Mich., Aug. 11, 1877; son of Humphrey and Ann (Peppiatt) Collyer; educated Washtenaw County public schools; Cleary Business College, Ypsilanti, Mich.; married Anna J. Brown, of Milan, Mich., Mar. 19, 1908; 1 daughter, Kate Elizabeth. Reared on farm; began as commercial traveler and traveled through Pacific Coast States for 5 years; came to Detroit, 1909; assisted in organizing firm of Collyer & Simpson, general hardware, of which is senior partner. Democrat. Member Detroit Retail Hardware Dealers' Association, Northwestern Business Men's Association. Recreation: traveling. Office: 1327-1329 Grand River Ave. Residence: 865 Lawton 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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