Biographical Sketch of John H. Shields

JOHN H. SHIELDS. – The reader of this sketch can find elsewhere within these pages an excellent view of the mill and lumber yard of the gentleman named above, and upon glancing at its proportions will not dispute the assertion that Mr. Shields stands well to the fore among the more prominent of the lumber



Biography of William Chester

The substantial rewards that come to the able and upright man as the result of well-doing, small as they may be in comparison with the fortunes and apparent honors won by questionable methods, bring With them a sense of satisfaction to which the sharp financier and the corrupt politician live and die as strangers. A



Biographical Sketch of Albert Z. Howe

Howe, Albert Z.; contract mgr.; born, Lockport, N. Y., Dec. 9, 1872; son of Albert E. and Olga C. Zallee Howe; educated, public schools, Buffalo, N. Y., and private tutor in mathematics, geometry, and trigonometry; married, St. Louis, Mo., July 31, 1897, Mary Frances Hogue; first business experience, at seven-teen years of age, was in



Biography of Charles E. Spooner

Charles E. Spooner. When he started upon his wage-earning career, at the age of fifteen years, Charles E. Spooner began at the bottom of the ladder in the capacity of bundle-boy in a department store. No favors were shown him, for he had no important friends or other favoring influences, but his fidelity, energy and



William Todd of Lockport NY

William Todd8, (Justus B.7, William6, Yale5, James4, James3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born June 30, 1845, married June 12, 1865, Delina Hollenbeck, of Lockport, N. Y., who was born Aug. 18, 1848. He was a miller and lived in Lockport, N. Y. Children: 2282. Charles A., b. June 30, 1866, d. Oct. 14, 1872. *2283. Frank C.,



Charles Henry Todd of Lockport NY

Charles Henry Todd8, (Justus B.7, William6, Yale5, James4, James3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Sept. 6, 1847, died Dec. 30, 1908, married July 22, 1868, Marilla Augusta Willard, of Lockport, N. Y., who was born Sept. 3, 1849. He, too, was a miller and lived in Lockport, N. Y. He was shipping clerk at the Thompson Milling



Biography of Captain Joseph Kellogg

CAPTAIN JOSEPH KELLOGG. – The old People’s Transportation Company of the Willamette has a record in the annals of early navigation scarcely less glorious than that of the Oregon Steam Navigation Company of the Columbia. Of this company, Captain Kellogg was one of the originators. The Kelloggs are of old revolutionary stock, the father, Orrin



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