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Biographical Sketch of Warren Sherman Hayden

Hayden, Warren Sherman; investment banker; born, Danbury, Ct., Oct. 20, 1870; son of Warren L. and Anna Flower Sherman Hayden; his father was born in Ohio and mother in Vermont; educated, Hiram College, 1892, Ph. B.; married, Hiram; O., 1893, Blanche R. Squire : one daughter, Margaret Hayden; second marriage, Cleveland, 1906, Elizabeth Strong; one son, Sherman Strong Hayden, and one daughter, Eleanor Hayden; pres. Cleveland Council of Sociology, 1909-1910; vice pres. Cleveland Chamber of Commerce, 1912; vice pres. Investment Bankers Ass’n of America, 1912; pres. Cleveland Chamber of Commerce, 1913; representative Lamprecht Bros. & Co., 1892-1895; manager Bond Department of same company, 1895-1903; member of Hay-den, Miller & Co., since 1903; director Union National Bank, Aurora, Elgin & Chicago R. R. Co., Springfield & Xenia R. R. Co., Goshen Coal Co., Miami Paper Co., Boston-Virginia Transportation Co.; trustee Hiram College; member Chamber of Commerce, Ohio State Board of Commerce, Ohio Archaeological Historical Society, Western Reserve Historical Society, New England Society of Cleveland; member Union, University, and Nisi Prins Clubs; was admitted to the bar as attorney-of-law in 1898; has never...

Biographical Sketch of Virgil P. Kline

Kline, Virgil P.; lawyer, born, Conneaut, Nov. 3, 1844; educated, Electric Institute, Hiram, O.; graduated from Williams College, 1886; studied law in Cleveland, and passed examinations in 1870, and was admitted to the bar; with Albert T. Slade, until his death in 1876; member of the firm of Henderson, Kline & Tolles; later Kline, Tolles & Goff; when Mr. Goff became pres. of the Cleveland Trust Co., firm was organized as Kline, Tolles & Morley; powerful orator; special student of financial and economic questions; Democrat; frequent nominee for office; ran ahead of party ticket, but majority of Republican party caused...

Biographical Sketch of George W. York

York, George W.; investment banker; born, 1869; graduated from Hiram College in 1892; he’ has been associated with the bond business since 1893; has had a long experience in the purchase and sale of bonds; has traveled extensively in connection with his work; for some years he was mgr. of the Bond Dept. of the Otis Co., and in 1911 became a general partner in the...

Biographical Sketch of David William Teachout

Teachout, David William; merchant; born, Cleveland, Sept. 20, 1886; son of Albert R. and Sarah Parmly Teachout; educated, Hiram College, 1908, degree of M. A.; Harvard, 1910; married, Hiram, O., June 20, 1911, Ruth Eugene Meigs, Nanking, China; one son, David William, Jr.; vice pres. and treas. The A. Teachout Co.; treas. and gen. mgr. The Edgewater Co.; sec’y The Broadway Co.; director The Coates Co.; The Big Four Milling Co., and the Teachout Sash, Door & Glass Co., Columbus; Fraternity Sigma Alpha Epsilon; member Lakewood Tennis Club, Chamber of Commerce, and University...

Biographical Sketch of Andrew Squire

Squire, Andrew; lawyer; born, Oct. 21, 1850; Mantua, Portage County, 0.; son of Dr. Andrew Jackson and Martha (Wilmot) Squire; educated, public schools and Western Reserve Eclectic Institute, Hiram, O.; 1866-1867, took a course of medical lectures in Cleveland; graduated from Hiram College in 1872, came to Cleveland, and began the study of law in the office of Cadwell & Marvin; admitted to the bar in 1873; three years partnership with Mr. Marvin; then in the firm of Marvin, Squire & Hart; withdrew and formed a partnership with Mr. Estep; in 1882, firm became Estep, Dickey & Squire; in January, 1890, formed partnership of Squire, Sanders & Dempsey; recent years devoted time largely to corporation practice; director of the Bank of Commerce of North America; Citizens Savings & Trust Co.; Cleveland Stone Co.; and other corporations; trustee Garfield Memorial Ass’n; Republican; 33rd degree Mason; member University, Country and Union Clubs, Cleveland, and University and New York Clubs, New York City; member the American and International Bar...

Biographical Sketch of Jasper Holmes Sheadle

Sheadle, Jasper Holmes; Iron ore and lake transportation; born, New Bedford, Pa.; son of Obediah and Sarah Barnheisel Sheadle; educated, public schools and Hiram College; married, New York, Kate Buckingham; Republican; joined his father in banking business, in Girard, O.; two years teller of the Girard Savings Bank; at the age of 22 became asst. cashier Second National Bank, Youngstown, O.; left the banking business, and went to New York City, as supt. of laying of gas mains for Standard Gas-Light Co.; 1888, became sec’y of the Mahoning Valley Iron Manufacturers Ass’n, in 1890, became sec’y’ for The Cleveland Cliffs Iron Co.; in charge of ore sales and lake transportation; which business affiliation he continues to hold in connection with other allied interests; sec’y Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Co.; vice pres. Cleveland Iron Mining Co.; director Grand Island S. S. Co., Hanna Transit Co., Miller Transit Co., Cleveland Trust Co., National Commercial Bank; sec’y and director S. S. Hopkins Co.; vice pres. Presque Isle Transportation Co., and Lake Carriers Ass’n; member American Iron & Steel Institute and American Institute of Mining Engineers; member Union, Mayfield Country, Church and Rowfant...

Biographical Sketch of Henry Everett McMillin, Jr.

McMillin, Henry Everett, Jr.; musical instruments; born, Shelby, O., April 27, 1876; son of H. E. and Emma C. North McMillin, Sr.; educated, Hiram College, Hiram, O.; married, Cleveland, April 19, 1899, Minna A. Frisch, of Mansfield, O.; Q. M. Sergt., Co. K, 10th O. V. I., Spanish American War; vice pres. and gen. mgr. The H. E. McMillin Co.; member Cleveland Athletic Club. Fond of...

Biographical Sketch of John F. Scott

John F. Scott, attorney at law, Mattoon; was born in Geauga Co., Ohio, A. D. 1844; his early life was spent upon the farm, and his experiences those common to a farmer’s soil; at the age of 16, he became a student in the Eclectic Institute (now Hiram College), at that time presided over by Gen. J. A. Garfield; here he remained one year; returning home, he engaged in farming one year, and subsequently engaged in teaching; in 1866, he entered the Commercial College in Poughkeepsie, N.. Y., remaining eight months; he next engaged in the sale of territory for patent rights; in 1868, he again engaged in farming; in March, 1869, he came West to located in Mattoon, and was engaged in life, fire and accident insurance till 1874; he then came into the office of H. S. Clark, and resumed his legal studies; in April, 1875, he entered the graduating class of the Ohio State and Union Law College, of Cleveland, from which he graduated in July, following; on his return, the legal firm of Clark & Scott was formed, and he has since devoted himself to his profession. He was married in 1868, to Sophia E. Clark, a native of Ohio; has two children – Earl C. and Montague W. In 1872, he was chosen Mayor of the city, and, by re-election, held the office three times in succession; in 1876, 1877 and 1878, he was chosen Supervisor of Mattoon Tp., and ex-officio Treasurer; he is at present Chairman of the...
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