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Biographical Sketch of Ulysses L. Marvin

Marvin, Ulysses L.; attorney; born, Stow, Summit County, O., March 14, 1839; son of Ulysses and Elizabeth Bradley Marvin; educated, public schools, Twinsburg Academy, Franklin Institute and private tutor; honorary degree, LL. D., Kenyon College; married, Kent, O., Nov. 21, 1861, Dorena Rockwell; died Nov. 1, 1898; married, second time, Cleveland, Sept. 28, 1901, Carrie Ensign; two sons living, George U. and Francis R.; volunteered Aug. 9, 1862; served till Oct. 4, 1865, private, first lieut., capt. and Major by brevet; was wounded twice in battle; began to teach school at age of 16; principal Kent High School 1861-1862; Judge Probate Court, Summit County, 1870-1876, Judge Court Common Pleas, 4th District, Ohio, 1883; Judge Circuit Court, 8th District of Ohio, 1895 to 1913; Judge Court of Appeals, 8th District of Ohio, 1913; practiced law at Kent, O., from November 1865-1867, and at Akron, O., except while holding office, from November, 1867, to February, 1895; took office then as Judge of Circuit Court; member law firm Marvin, Smart, Marvin & Ford; director Sheriff St. Market House & Storage Co., pres. Windimere Realty Co.; vice pres. Bankers Guarantee & Trust Co., Akron, O., trustee Kenyon College; Gambier, O., trustee Lincoln Memorial Institute; member Theta Lawda Phi...

Biography of Leland Everett Call

Leland Everett Call is professor of agronomy in the Kansas State Agricultural College at Manhattan. Though still a young man he has gone far in the science of agriculture, is already a recognized authority in several special lines, and since coming to Kansas ten years ago has done much to uphold the prestige of the splendid school at Manhattan. He was born at Kent, Ohio, February 9, 1881, the oldest of the four children of Charles A. and Olive (Prior) Call. Both his parents are natives of Ohio, and are still living in that state. His father is a farmer and it was on a farm that Professor Call and his brothers and sisters were reared and received their early training. His paternal grandfather, Moses Call, went to Ohio about 1840, was born in New Hampshire and represented an old New England family. He married a Miss Starr, whose father, Josiah Starr, removed to Ohio as early as 1812. The Starr family was identified with New England practically from the beginning of colonization. Professor Call’s maternal grandfather was Samuel Prior, and that family went out of Connecticut into the Western Reserve of Ohio in the early days. Samuel Prior himself was born in Ohio and he married a Miss Everett, whose people also came from Connecticut. Leland Everett Call as a boy attended the rural schools. He graduated from the high school at Hudson, Ohio, and in 1899 from the Western Reserve Academy of Hudson in 1902. He received every encouragement and advantage and wisely improved his opportunities not only to secure an education but make the best use...

Jones, Charlotte – Obituary

Island City, Oregon Charlotte Jones, 91, of Island City, died Nov. 20 at her home. A funeral service will begin at 2 p.m. Monday at Daniels~Knopp Funeral, Cremation & Life Celebration Center, 1502 Seventh St. Private interment will be held at the Grandview Cemetery. Mrs. Jones was born on Aug. 17, 1916, the daughter of Clyde and Julia (Knapp) Leonard in Kent, Ohio. She was a Salvation Army officer and worked in the Salvation Army Home and Hospital. After her marriage to Wesley Jones in 1951, she was employed as a nurse for the Grande Ronde Hospital for many years and then moved to Pendleton where she also worked in a hospital. Her husband preceded her in death in 1981. Mrs. Jones was an active member of the New Life Center, and as illness came into her life, the members of the church were gracious to help her and to visit her. She loved to read and to crochet, making dresses, tablecloths, doilies and bedspreads. She enjoyed making bread and candy and doing embroidery work. Those who knew her said she was a quiet person who never complained. Survivors include her niece, Anna Carol Keele of Milwaukie; twin nephews, Jay Leonard of Elgin and Joe Leonard of La Grande; nephew, Dennis Winn of La Grande; niece, Charlene Snider of Island City; good friends, Rev. and Mrs. Denny of Pendleton; and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her brother, Clyde Arthur Leonard; sister, Corabelle Winn and 13-year-old nephew, Duane Winn. Memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army. La Grande Observer – Obituaries for the week ending...

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