Captain of the Metropolitan Iron and Land Company in Ironwood, MI is William Trebilcock. He was born in Cornwall, England on Apr 27, 1845 to William and Elizabeth (Marles) Trebilcock.
He started working in the Cornwall mines at a young age. He came to New York city in 1856.
He was married while in England to Miss Elizabeth C. Sanndry in 1865. She died in 1869. In 1874 he married Mrs. Sarah J. (Pearce) Benney, a widow.
His employment at the Metropolitan began in 1882. He has over 40 years of mining experience.
He belongs to the Sons of St. George, I.O.O.F., A.M. and also O.E.S. He is a republican and has served on the Village board. He has filled the positions of Mayor, City Treasurer, School Inspector and has also been a member of the school board.