McMillan, James, 1838-1902

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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

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Charles Moore Papers, 1848-1944, (bulk 1900-1937) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Demmon, Isaac N. (Isaac Newton), 1842-1920. Isaac Newton Demmon papers, 1858-1920. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Oliver Lyman Spaulding papers, 1861-1921 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf McMillan, James, 1838-1902. James McMillan scrapbook, 1901-1902. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Rice Aner Beal papers, 1843-1883 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Marshall L. Cook and William R. Cook papers, 1880-1945 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Moore, Charles, 1835-1942. Charles Moore papers, 1789-1935. Detroit Public Library, Detroit Main Library
referencedIn Henry Wade Rogers papers, 1873-1920 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Sunderland, Jabez Thomas, 1842-1936. Jabez Thomas Sunderland papers, 1868-1936. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Geer, Harrison, b. 1843. Harrison Geer papers, 1865-1895. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Moore, Charles, 1855-1942. Papers of Charles Moore, 1858-1944 (bulk 1900-1937). Library of Congress
referencedIn Carton, John J. (John Jay), 1856-1934. John J. Carton papers, 1883-1921. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn James B. Angell Papers, 1845-1916 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn John G. Parkhurst papers, 1802-1914 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Rogers, Henry Wade, 1853-1926. Henry Wade Rogers papers, 1873-1920. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Patton, John, 1850-1907. John Patton papers, 1888-1905. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Beal, Junius E. (Junius Emery), 1860-1942. Junius Emery Beal papers, 1869-1946. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn John J. Carton Papers, 1883-1921 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Maynard, Fred Augustus, 1852-1950. Fred A. Maynard scrapbook, 1894-1900. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Detroit Post and Tribune Company. Detroit Post and Tribune Company records, 1861-1886. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Davis, R. C. (Raymond Cazallis), b. 1836. Raymond Cazallis Davis papers, 1850-1917. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Sligh Family Papers, 1842-1967 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Peter White Papers, 1848-1915 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf White, Peter, 1830-1908. Peter White papers, 1848-1915. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Manley, Joseph Homan, 1842-1905. Joseph Homan Manley correspondence, 1894. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Isaac Newton Demmon papers, 1858-1920 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Raymond Cazallis Davis papers, 1850-1917 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Chase S. Osborn Papers, ca. 1870-1949, 1889-1949 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf McMillan, James, 1838-1902. James McMillan papers, 1881-1920. Detroit Public Library, Detroit Main Library
referencedIn Jacob Ellsworth Reighard Papers, 1887-1942, 1890-1920 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Beal, Rice Aner, 1823-1883. Rice Aner Beal papers, 1843-1883. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Junius E. Beal Papers, 1869-1946 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Jabez Thomas Sunderland Papers, 1868-1936 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
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associatedWith Angell, James Burrill, 1829-1916 person
associatedWith Beal, Junius E. (Junius Emery), 1860-1942. person
associatedWith Beal, Rice Aner, 1823-1883. person
associatedWith Carton, John J. (John Jay), 1856-1934. person
associatedWith Cook, Marshall L., 1858-1955 person
associatedWith Davis, R. C. (Raymond Cazallis), b. 1836. person
associatedWith Demmon, Isaac N. (Isaac Newton), 1842-1920. person
associatedWith Detroit and Cleveland Steam Navigation Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Detroit and Milwaukee Railroad Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Detroit Dry Dock Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Detroit Edison Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Detroit Post and Tribune Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Ferry-Morse Seed Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Geer, Harrison, b. 1843. person
associatedWith Mackinac Transportation Company. corporateBody
correspondedWith Manley, Joseph Homan, 1842-1905. person
associatedWith Marquette, Houghton and Ontonagon Railroad Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Maynard, Fred Augustus, 1852-1950. person
associatedWith Michigan Car Co. corporateBody
associatedWith Moore, Charles, 1835-1942 person
associatedWith Moore, Charles, 1855-1942. person
associatedWith Osborn, Chase S. (Chase Salmon), b. 1860 person
associatedWith Parkhurst, John G. (John Gibson), 1824-1906 person
associatedWith Patton, John, 1850-1907. person
associatedWith Reighard, Jacob Ellsworth, 1861-1942 person
associatedWith Republican Party (Mich.) corporateBody
associatedWith Rogers, Henry Wade, 1853-1926. person
associatedWith Silver Islet Consolidated Mining and Lands Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Sligh family family
associatedWith Spaulding, Mr. (Oliver Lyman), 1833-1922 person
associatedWith Sunderland, Jabez Thomas, 1842-1936. person
associatedWith White, Peter, 1830-1908. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Detroit (Mich.)
Michigan
Michigan--Detroit
Subject
Shipping
Banks and banking
Railroads
Transportation
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Birth 1838-05-12

Death 1902-08-10

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