Biography of Thomas E. Newton
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NEWTON, Thomas E., packer; born, Lavonia, Mich., Mar. 15, 1866; son of Melvin and Mary (Newington) Newton; educated in Detroit public schools; married at New York City, Dec. 28, 1910, Charlotte Burnstine; 1 son, Thomas A. Resident of Detroit, since 1872; began in meat business, 1882; started on own account, 1887, the firm incorporating, 1901, as the Newton Beef Co., of which is president and treasurer. Also treasurer and general manager Gayety Theatre Co.; general manager Brooklyn Theatre Co.; director Michigan State Fair Association, N. Rasell Sons Co., of Toledo, O., Appointed jury commissioner by Governor Warner, February, 1907. Member Detroit Board of Commerce. Republican; chairman Wayne County Republican Committee. Club: Detroit Driving (director). Recreation: driving. Office: 1075 14th Ave.; market, 41 Cadillac Sq. Residence: 1055 14th Avenue.

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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