Biography of Benjamin Noble
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NOBLE, Benjamin, manufacturer of brass goods; born, St. John, N. B., Can., Mar. 27, 1859; son of Thomas H. and Cecelia (Dodds) Noble; educated in public schools of Toronto, Ont.; married at Point Hope, Can., 1887, Edith Sanders, who died June 30, 1907; 2 children: George H., Ollid, married, 2nd, Detroit, Sept., 1910, Louise Tinning. Learned trade of foundryman in Toronto, Can., 1872-79; then with the Taylor Safe Works, Toronto, for 5 years; traveled in Canada until he located in Detroit, 1885; became superintendent of the brass department of the Frontier Iron Works; associated with John G. Dietz and established the Capitol Brass Works, 1899; also president Eby Manufacturing Co. Member Detroit Board of Commerce. Republican. Presbyterian. Mason; I. O. O. F. Clubs: Detroit Yacht, Fellowcraft. Recreations: automobiling, yachting. Office: cor. Chene and Franklin Sts. Residence: 25 Van Dyke P1.

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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