Biography of Dupont M. Newbro
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NEWBRO, Dupont Morse, pharmacist; born, Lansing, Mich.; son of Solomon D. and Orissa D. (Maxwell) Newbro; educated in public and private schools of Lansing; married at Butte, Mont., Nov. 20, 1888, Sarah Matilda Hall; 3 children: William Hall, Martha Josephine, Dupont Morse, Jr. Started Newbro Drug Co., Butte, Feb. 1, 1890, first as a retail store, later as wholesale and retail; was for twelve years president and general manager of the company, selling out to company which still bears his name; principal owner and director Fosselman Drug Co., Walkerville Drug Co., and Montana Drug Co., all of Butte, selling out, November, 1902; was for ten years president Washoe Copper Co., whose properties were disposed of to the Amalgamated Copper Co. for $20,000,000. Has been president and general manager of The Herpicide Co., of Detroit, since Sept. 13, 1901, manufacturers of Newbro's Herpicide. Was the first president of Montana State Pharmacy Examining Board; president Montana State Pharmaceutical Asociation, 1904-5. Mason, Knight Tern. plar, Shriner. Clubs: Detroit, Detroit Athletic, Detroit Golf, Detroit Automobile. Recreations: automobiling, farming, hunting, golf. Office: 35-37 Milwaukee Ave. W. Residence: 46 Pallister Ave. Country Residence: "Glenlodge Farm," Pontiac, 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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