McMillan, James, 1838-1902

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1838-05-12
Death 1902-08-10

Biographical notes:

Detroit industrialist and U.S. Senator (1889-1902). Purchasing agent for the Detroit & Milwaukee railroad; organizer of the Michigan Car Co., 1863; president of the Duluth South Shore & Atlantic Railroad; member of Marquette, Houghton and Ontonagon Railroad and Detroit City Railroad; president of the Detroit Board of Park Commissioners and the Detroit Board of Estimates; member of the Republican State Central Committee, 1876. Was also a member of the following firms: Detroit Car Wheel Co.; National Rolling Stock Co.; Refrigerator Car Co.; Silver Islet Mining Co.; Edison Electric Light Co.; Detroit Union Depot Co.; Detroit Dry Dock Co.; Grand Rapids Fire Insurance Co.; Detroit Grain Elevator; and D.M. Ferry Seed Co.

From the description of James McMillan papers, 1881-1920. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 51498177

United States senator from Michigan.

From the description of James McMillan scrapbook, 1901-1902. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34420920

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Subjects:

  • Shipping
  • Banks and banking
  • Railroads
  • Transportation

Occupations:

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Places:

  • Detroit (Mich.) (as recorded)
  • Michigan (as recorded)
  • Michigan--Detroit (as recorded)