C. H. Rhodes was born at Marcellus Falls, Onondaga Co., N. Y., in 1844; came to Michigan in 1865; engaged in the woolen business at Grand Rapids, afterwards at Vassar, remaining there four years as superintendent of the Vassar Woolen Mills. Came to Pinconning in 1875, and engaged in general merchandise business, doing a business of over $100,000 yearly. Also has a branch store at Lin wood, nine miles north of Bay City, on the railroad. Has held the position of postmaster and express-agent at Pinconning during the past seven years. Resides in Bay City.
Title: History of Bay County Michigan
Published: H. R. Page & Co. 1883, p. 271