PHILBIN, Donald McDonald, railway service, is the son of the late Richard Philbin, Inkerman Cottage, Montreal. born. in Montreal April, 1857, he was educated at the High School there, and commenced his business career, 1874, in the service of the Chicago and N.-W. Railway. In 1877 he, as engineer, was placed in charge of the ore docks at Escanaba, Michigan, and, in 1886, of the ore docks at Ashland, Wisconsin, belonging to the Lakeshore and Western Railway. In 1889 he became Supdt. of the Eastern Division, Freemont, Elkhorn and Missouri V. Railway, and in 1890, of the Duluth, South Shore and Atlantic Railway. In this position he remained till 1893, when he was appointed General Manager of the Duluth, Missabe and Northern Railway. In 1896 he assumed the duties of his present office, General Manager of the Duluth and Winnipeg Railway.
"of marked ability" Witness
From: "Canadian Men & Women of the Time 1912"
PHILBIN, Donald McDonald, American railway. service
Residence: Superior Wisconsin
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