A. C. DOUGLAS, a progressive business citizen of Steubenville, with offices in the National Exchange Building, came to this city with a successful business experience of a number of years behind him, and in 1904 established himself as a merchandise broker. His interests have increased and he is connected with a number of the developing business concerns of this section.
BR> Mr. Douglas was born at Chicago, Ill. in 1870, and shortly after the great fire his parents moved to Kansas City. He was educated in the schools there and in the University of Kansas, at Lawrence, after which he became an employee of the Kansas City Stock Yards Company. Later he was connected with Swift & Company of Kansas City and then became connected with the Chicago office as a traveling auditor. Later he was made manager of the branch office of the company at WHeeling, W.Va. where he remained five years. When he severed his relations with Swift & Company, he had been identified with that great packing corporation eleven years. Mr. Douglas then entered into business for himself at Steubenville and in addition to the enterprise above alluded to, he is manager of the Steubenville Distilled Water Company and is a stockholder in other successful concerns.
Mr. Douglas was married November 11, 1909, to Miss Hattie B. Ewing, a daughter of Henry B. Ewing. They are members of the Congregational Church. He is a Knight Templar Mason and belongs to the various Masonic bodies at Wheeling. He is also a member of the Steubenville Chamber of Commerce and is a secretary and treasurer of the Steubenville Country Club.