James J. Couzens

James J. Couzens

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. James J. Couzens (August 26, 1872 - October 22, 1936) was a U.S. Senator from the state of Michigan, the Mayor of Detroit, an industrialist, and philanthropist. Couzens was born in Chatham, Ontario, Canada in 1872, the son of soapmaker James and Emma Clift Couzens. He attended the public schools of Chatham and spent time at a business college. He moved to Detroit, Michigan in 1890 and worked as a railroad car checker for the New York Central Railroad from 1890 to 1897. Couzen's diligence at the railroad was noticed by Alexander Y. Malcomson, who hired the young man as a clerk in his coal business. Couzens worked for Malcomson from 1897 to 1903.show more

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  • Paperback | 140 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 213g
  • Lect Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134929042
  • 9786134929042