The City of Detroit, Michigan, 1701-1922 Volume 4

The City of Detroit, Michigan, 1701-1922 Volume 4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...Audit Company, has gained a wide reputation in connection with his chosen profession, his ability bringing him prominently to the front. Mr. Rowland was born in St. Thomas, in the province of Ontario, Canada, January 16, 1891, his parents being Zack and Sarah Jane (Bredin) Rowland, whose family numbered three children: William C., Harry and Ella. At the usual age William Charles Rowland became a pupil in the public schools of his native city and eventually mastered the branches taught in the high school at St. Thomas. He came to Detroit in 1909 when a youth of eighteen years and here attended the Detroit Technical Institute and also the Detroit College of Law, in which he was a student for two years, his training of this character being of great value to him in his later professional career. Mr. Rowland passed the examination for certified public accountant in 1914 and for three years thereafter he was identified with the accounting department of the Detroit Trust Company. He later spent two years in business, which he conducted under the firm name of William C. Rowland & Company, certified public accountants, with office in the Vinton building. During that period he conducted a general public accountancy business and gained a liberal clientage. Mr. Rowland entered the army, however, in 1918 and following his return to civil life he became an associate accountant with the Little Audit Company, on the 1st of January, 1919. In January, 1920, he was advanced to the position of manager of the company and also made manager of the Little Taxation Bureau. These are the largest enterprises of the kind in the state of Michigan, employing twenty-five people all of the time and as many as sixty during the rush that comes with the THE NEW YiRK PUBLIC...show more

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  • Paperback | 492 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 25mm | 871g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236514335
  • 9781236514332