Biography of Edwin H. Nelson
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NELSON, Edwin Horatio; born, Brighton, Ont., June 27, 1856; son of John and Eliza Bayley (Thayer) Nelson; educated in Brighton grammar school; Bellevile Commercial College, graduating 1874; Ontario Collage of Pharmacy, Ph.C., 1878; married at Rochester, N. Y., Apr. 29, 1884, Anna Louise Gilkeson; children: Frank Thayer, Natalie G. Came to Detroit, 1878, and entered employ of Frederick Stearns, retail druggist; next was connected with Frederick Stearns & Co., manufacturing pharmacists; was elected secretary of the corporation, 1886, and continued until 1890; since president Nelson, Baker & Co., manufacturing pharmacists. Director National Bank of Commerce. Member Detroit Board of Commerce. Republican. Episcopalian. Office: cor. Lafayette Boul. and Brooklyn 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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