Biography of Hugh O'Connor
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O'CONNOR, Hugh; born, Detroit, Dec. 28, 1863; son of Arthur C. and Catherine (Cavanaugh) O'Connor; educated at Detroit College; married, Adrian, Mich., 1888, Alice Madeline Botsford; 1 daughter, Madeline. Began as clerk in office of Michigan Car Co., 1878; served as clerk for Senate committee during session of State legislature, 1881, and was in office of controller for City of Detroit, 1883-86; engaged in manufacturing business since 1887. Treasurer and manager Michigan Wire Cloth Co., manufacturers of wire cloth; president and treasurer National Telephone Equipment Co.; vice president, secretary and treasurer Michigan Wire and Iron Works. Member Detroit Board of Commerce. Served 5 years in Detroit City Greys (militia). Republican. Clubs: Detroit, Detroit Athletic, Automobile, Lake St. Clair Fishing and Shooting Club, Audubon, and Country Club. Recreations: hunting, fishing, yachting, automobiling. Office: 500 Howard St. Residence: 59 Ferry Ave. E.

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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