McMillan, James, 1838-1902Alternative names
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
- Banks and banking
- Detroit (Mich.) (as recorded)
- Michigan (as recorded)
- Michigan--Detroit (as recorded)