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Oscar Webber

business executive.

Oscar Webber, business executive.


Webber, Oscar was born on May 22, 1889 in Ionia, Michigan, United States. Son of Joseph Tompkins and Mary Eleanor (Hudson) Webber.


Bachelor of Arts, University of Michigan, 1910. Honorary Doctor of Laws, Wayne State University.


November 15, 1941); 1 daughter, Marjorie Lambert (Mistress John H. Buell). Assistant buyer J. L. Hudson Company, department store, Detroit, 1910-1911. Buyer, 1911-1912, vice president, assistant general manager, director, 1913-1920, vice president, general manager, 1920, president, now chairman, president, general manager, 1956-1957.

President Hudson-Webber Realty Company, Shopping Centers, Inc. Chairman of the Board Detroit Shopping News, Newsplate Engraving Company. Vice-president, director William H. Miller Company.

Director, member Executive Committee Michigan Bell Telephone Сompany.


Member of Executive Committee Greater Detroit Hospital Fund. Member of national committee sponsors Michigan Memorial Phoenix Project. Member board Hudson-Webber Foundation.

Member Phi Beta Kappa Foundation. Member Detroit Board Commerce. Member Detroit Symphony Society, Society Arts and Crafts, Detroit Museum of Art Founders Society, Detroit History Society, Detroit Zoological Society, Committee Foreign Relations, Newcomen Society England, Central Business District Association (honorary), Phi Beta Kappa (local honorary directory) Republican.

Mason ( Knights Templar, Shriner, Jester). Clubs: Detroit, Detroit Athletic, Economic (Detroit).


Married Marjorie Lambert, January 26, 1916 (deceased.

Joseph Tompkins Webber

Mary Eleanor (Hudson) Webber

Marjorie Lambert