Biography of William H. Northmore
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NORTHMORE, William Henry, merchant; born, Pewabic, Mich., Sept. 30, 1869; son of John and Elizabeth (Matters) Northmore; educated in public schools, Ishpeming, Mich.; married, July 19, 1897, Leta A. Northinore, of Chicago; 1 daughter, Josephine (Mrs. Frank Dalton, of Burlington, Wis.). Began at Ishpeming with C. & N. W. Ry., continuing 3 years; then at St. Louis with same road 2 years; with Goodrich Steamer Lines of Milwaukee, at Duluth, Minn., 7 years; then with U. S. Steel Corporation 3 years and with White Line Transportation Co. and Booth Steamship Co. until 1907; started as importer of dress goods in Duluth, 1907; came to Dètroit, 1909, and established firm of W. H. Northmore & Co. Was special deputy collector of customs at Marquette, Mich., 1892-93. Mason. Club: Rotary. Recreations: baseball, fishing. Office: 129 Farmer St. Residence: 150 Bagg St.

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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