Biography of J. Brooks Nichols
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NICHOLS, J. Brooks, manufacturer; born, Dunkirk, N. Y, July 11, 1885; son of Edward and Jessie (Brooks) Nichols; graduated Hill School, Pa., 1904; Ph.B., Sheffield Scientific School, Yale University, 1908; married, June 3, 1908, Rosa Sparks Dunlap, of Louisville, Ky.; 2 sons: J. Brooks, Jr., and Edward. came to Detroit in 1910; with U. S. Radiator Corporation as purchasing agent until 1913, now a director of company; treasurer and director of Detroit Princess Manufacturing Co. since Jan. 1, 1913. Member Detroit Board of Commerce. Republican. Episcopalian. Clubs Detroit, University, Country, Detroit Athletic, Grosse Pointe Riding and Hunt, Detroit Motor Boat, Detroit Racquet and Curling, Yale (New York), Eastern Yacht, Corinthian (Boston), Pendennis, Tavern (Louisville, Ky.), University (Chicago). Recreations: yachting and tennis. Office: Detroit Princess Manufacturing Co, eor Hastings and Larned Sts. Residence: Grosse Pointe Farms, 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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