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Biography of Andrew, Scott Rev.

Rev. Andrew Scott. The qualities of real manhood and the power of leadership were never in greater demand in church work than today. The clergy have always been men of education and of fine moral standing, and with these qualities the successful pastor must now combine the spiritual enthusiasm and some of the same enterprise and energy which are such vital assets in the business world. A better type of this modern minister Champaign County does not have than in the case of Rev. Mr. Scott, pastor of the Christian Church at Fisher. Mr. Scott is a man of letters, has had the benefit of extensive travel, is a fluent and logical speaker, and in the course of his active career has shown unusual capacity as an organizer, administrator and a real church builder. Some of these qualities he undoubtedly inherited from the land of his birth. He is a Scotchman by nativity, and was born at Melrose in Roxborough. His birth occurred February 13, 1857. He was the third in a family of six children, three sons and three daughters. All these children are living and all in Canada except Mr. Scott. His parents were Adam and Agnes (Gilroy) Scott. His father, who was born in the same locality as the son, was a Scotch teacher, an occupation also followed by the grandfather of Rev. Mr. Scott. In 1863 he determined to bring his family to the broader and more generous opportunities of the New World. The intention was to locate in the United States, but the war then raging between the North and the South caused a...

Biographical Sketch of Howard T. Beidler

Beidler, Howard T.; manufacturer; born, Chester Valley, Pa., July 21, 1872; son of Theodore F. and Martha S. Scrogin Beidler; educated, Cleveland public schools; married, London, Can., Dec. 9, 1897, Willena Martin Stevely; one son and one daughter; connected with The National Screw & Tack Co. since July 1, 1889; sec’y National Screw & Tack Co.; member Athletic and Rotary...

Biographical Sketch of Donald C. McIntyre

McIntyre, Donald C.; the well-known general freight traffic mgr. and district passenger agt. for the Detroit & Cleveland Navigation Co., at Cleveland, Ohio; was born in Glasgow, Scotland, but when a child of five years was brought by his parents to America, locating first at London, Ont., and later in one of the suburbs of that city, where he received a fair education in the district schools; at the age of 22 he entered the employ of The Detroit & Cleveland Navigation Co., as watchman on one of their steamers, and was thus employed until appointed to a position in the general offices of the line at Detroit; in 1884, he was appointed local freight agent at Detroit, and became general agent in 1887; five years later, Mr. McIntyre was also made district passenger agt.; he has since had charge of the eastern terminal of the Detroit & Cleveland Navigation Company, and is most capably and satisfactorily filling that responsible...

Biographical Sketch of George Neil Stewart

Stewart, George Neil; university prof.; born, London, Can., April 18, 1860; son of James Innes and Catherine (Sutherland) Stewart; A. M., University of Edinburgh, 1883, B. S., 1886, D. Sc., 1887, M. B. and C. M., 1889, M. D. 1891; D. P. H., University of Cambridge, Eng., 1890; married; demonstrator of physiology, Owens College, Manchester, Eng., 1887-1889; George Henry Lewes student, University of Cambridge, 1889-1893; examiner in physiology, University of Aberdeen, 1891-1894; instructor Harvard Medical School, 1893-1894; prof. physiology and histology, Western Reserve University, 1894-1903; prof. physiology, University of Chicago, 1903-1907; prof. experimental medicine, Western Reserve University since 1907; member Physiology Society (Eng.), American Physiology Society, American Pharmacology Society. Author: Manual of Physiology, 1896, 6th edition,...

Biography of S. Taylor

S. Taylor. Among those who have contributed largely to the success and advancement of Redlands, none should receive more credit for untiring energy in the past than the gentleman whose name heads this sketch. He was a native of Canada, born at London, Ontario, October 8, 1854, his parents being John and Jane (Barter) Taylor, both of whom were born in England, the father being a contractor and builder. Our subject was reared and educated at his native place, and on arriving at a suitable age, commenced, as his first employment, clerking in a dry-goods store. After that he was connected with the bakery business for two years. In 1880 he left Canada, locating at Los Angeles. After two years there, he came to Redlands, and engaged in the business of manufacturing cement piping. He has supplied nearly all of the large sizes of pipe used by Judson & Brown in their enterprise hereabouts, nearly forty miles in all. The pipe of his manufacture is the best to be found in the market, and is so rated. He also supplies pipe for San Bernardino, Riverside, Colton, etc. He built the large two-story brick business structure known as the Taylor block, completing it in July, 1888, and in the same year erected three brick residences, building on a two-and-a-half acre tract in Redlands. When he came here he bought ten acres in Redlands, which he afterward sold, and which is now subdivided into lots. He has a fine piece of property in Lugging Park, embracing two and a half acres planted to oranges and grapes, and otherwise improved with a...

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