Biography of Bethina Angelina Owens-Adair

MRS. DR. OWENS-ADAIR. – Berthina Angelina, the second daughter of Thomas and Sarah Owens, was born February 7,1840, in Van Buren county, Missouri. She saw her fourth birthday in her father’s Western home on Clatsop Plains, Clatsop county, Oregon, her parents having made the then dangerous and tedious journey across the then dangerous and tedious



Biography of Joseph Lister

Lord Lister

In a corner of the north transept of Westminster Abbey, almost lost among the colossal statues of our prime ministers, our judges, and our soldiers, will be found a small group of memorials preserving the illustrious names of Darwin, Lister, Stokes, Adams, and Watt, and reminding us of the great place which Science has taken



Biography of Frederik Gustave Bardenheier, M. D.

Dr. Frederik Gustave Adolph Bardenheier, who is well known in professional circles as a specialist in the treatment of diseases Of the ear, nose and throat, was born in St. Louis, April 13, 1881, and he has chosen to make the city of his nativity the scene of his professional labors and successes. His father,



Biographical Sketch of William S. Blau

Blau, William S.; manufacturer; born in Austria, Sept. 7, 1875; son of Samuel and Katherine Blau; public school education, until 15 years of age; married, Cleveland, Oct. 20, 1892, Miss Sloss; issue, four children, Katherine, William, Jr., Sol, and Alan; three years with Cohn & Sampliner, dealers in wholesale notions; in 1883, started in business



Biographical Sketch of Frank Carl Friend

Friend, Frank Carl; lawyer; born in Austria, Nov. 17, 1862; son of Anton and Petronila Friend; educated, public schools and Central High School; studied law in the office of the late E. K. Wilcox; admitted to the bar in 1884; married, Cleveland, Nov. 26, 1S90, Miss Lilly D. Davies; practiced law in Mr. Wilcox’s office



Biographical Sketch of Adolph Kohn

Kohn, Adolph; scrap metal; born, Austria, Sept. 1, 1860; married, Cleveland, June 16, 1882, Rose Koblotz; in scrap metal business twenty-eight years, with the following companies: R. C. Koblitz & Co., Stone-Koblitz Co.; Pollock-Kohn Co., Koblitz & Kohn; Koblitz, Kohn & Co., the Koblitz-Kohn Co.; pres. of the latter company and pres. of the Euclid



Biographical Sketch of Rudolph C. Koblitz

Koblitz, Rudolph C.; merchant; born, Austria, May 15, 1863; son of Moses and Julis Miller Koblitz; educated in Tabor, Austria, and Cleveland public schools; married, Cleveland, Jan. 16, 1888, Tillie B. Smitz; one son, born Oct. 21, 1888, after attending school for three months, the English language was so hard to master in proportion to



Biographical Sketch of Louis Klein

Klein, Louis; cigar business; born Austria, Sept. 25, 1871; son of Benj. and Augusta Klein; attended public schools in Cleveland; married, Cleveland, Aug. 14, 1894, Fanny G. Gottlieb; issue, Cecile Penrose, and Ruth Helen; with Halsey & Montgomery, cigar dealers; Excelsior Laundry Co., Cleveland Steam Laundry Co., nine years with J. R. Quinn, in the



Biographical Sketch of Emanuel Lowith

Lowith, Emanuel; retired; born in Austria, 1841; educated, University of Prague; married, Newark, N. J., 1880, Marie Wilhemina Schnal; served in the Austrian Army before coming to Cleveland in 1883; late vice pres. The W. P. Southworth Co.; pres. The Highland Realty Co.; member Ezekiel Lodge, No. 90, I. O. B. B.; member Chamber of



Biographical Sketch of Joseph F. Prosser

Prosser, Joseph F.; mechanical engineer; born, Austria, March 17, 1872; son of Louis and Katerina Franck; educated, public schools in Austria; married, Cleveland, Feb. 11, 1899, Mary B. Peterka; six children, five sons and one daughter; in 1888, started to serve as machinist for C. D. Bartlett & Co.; 1892 to 1895, with Globe Iron



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