Biographical Sketch of Burt A. Miller

Miller, Burt A.; surety bonds; born, Canton, 0., March 17, 1871; son of William K. and Sarah Burwell Miller; educated at Cornell university and Cincinnati Law School; married, Canton, O., Dec. 27, 1899, Jane Rabe; organized the surety business in Cuba and Porto Rico after the Spanish-American war, drawing law permitting surety companies to operate



Biographical Sketch of Charles Russell Miller

Miller, Charles Russell; lawyer; born, Canton, O., Oct. 1, 1858; son of William K. and Sarah Burwell Miller; educated, Canton High School and Canton Academy; married, Cleveland, May 9, 1883, Alice Evelyn Rose; issue, Wm. R. Miller, Mrs. H. C. Hyatt, Jr.; member of law firm, Weed, Miller & Rothenberg; presidential elector, 1896; major and



Biographical Sketch of John Klee

Klee, John; builder and contractor; born, Germany, 1860; son of John. and Katherine Bod Klee; educated in Germany; married, Canton, O., 1900, Emma Haldeman; four children; worked at carpenter trade seven years, and then started contracting, working at it for twenty-four years, since 1889; in this time have built 4 churches and 120 buildings and



Biographical Sketch of Edward W. Kingsbury

Kingsbury, Edward W.; belting business; born, Newark, O., Jan. 15, 1870; son of Wilson Webb and Mary Ellen Little Kingsbury; common school and business education at Newark and Canton, O.; bookkeeper at Canton for a number of years; commercial traveler, four years, with The Scandanavia Belting Co., of New York; Jan, 1, 1913, assumed management



Biographical Sketch of Arnold E. Williams

Williams, Arnold E.; lake coal shipping agent; born, England, March 12, 1877; son of Alfred and Mary Ball Williams; educated, High School and Business College, Canton, O.; agent Northwestern Fuel Co., The Consolidation Coal Co., The Empire Coal Co.; director The Northern Lakes Steamship Co.; mgr. Triton Steamship Co.; 32d degree Mason, Noble of Mystic



Biography of August Bauman

August Bauman. Because of their variety and importance, the interests which have engrossed the attention and abilities of August Bauman have brought him to the very forefront among the business men of Neodesha, with which city he had been most prominently identified for about thirty years. For the most part he is now directing his



Biographical Sketch of Judge A. M. Peterson

Judge A. M. Peterson, attorney at law, Charleston; was born in Westmoreland Co., Penn., Jan. 15, 1825; leaving there in 1845, he went to Canton, Ohio, and began the study of medicine, attending a course of lectures at the Cleveland Medical College. He came to Illinois in 1849, and began practice as a physician in



Biographical Sketch of Fringer, Herman J.

Herman J. Fringer, Probate Judge and Assistant Cashier Bank of Dodge City. He also deals in a general stock of drugs and medicines. Opened drug trade in 1872, and carries a general stock of $4,000. He first came to Fort Dodge as Quartermaster’s clerk in 1867, and after some time clerked in a sutler store,



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