Biography of William A. Jackson
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JACKSON, William A.; born, Ithaca, N. Y., Sept. 9, 1848; married at Three Rivers, Mich., 1873, Nellie M. Moore; 1 daughter, Louise (Mrs. H. H. Robinson). Entered telephone business, 1877, in employ of the Michigan Telephone Co.; came to Detroit, 1882; was president Central Union Telephone Co., Chicago, 1899-1904; returned to Detroit as president of the Michigan State Telephone Co., 1904; became president United Machine Co., continuing until 1907; president Home Telephone Co. of Michigan, 1907-12, when this company consolidated with Michigan State Telephone Co. President Municipal Lighting Commission of Detroit under Mayor H. S. Pingree, 1893-94. Member Detroit Board of Commerce. Republican. Mason. Clubs: Detroit, Country, Old Club, Detroit Athletic. Recreation: golf. Office: 307 Stevens Bldg. Residence: 24 Ferry Ave. W.

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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