Biographical Sketch of Samuel Cropper

Samuel Cropper was born near Manchester, England, May 12, 1831. His parents were Benjamin and Mary Cropper, also natives of England. He received his education and grew to manhood in his native country, and emigrated to the United States in May, 1853, locating in Rhode Island, where he learned the art of photographing. He has



Biography of George Ashton

George Ashton, for twenty years president of the Ashton-Hancock Brokerage Company of St. Louis, his course marked by that steady and substantial progress which shows nothing of the spectacular but moves continuously forward to its goal has ever merited and enjoyed the confidence, respect and goodwill of his fellowmen He was born in Every street,



Biography of Edwin Scotton

Edwin Scotton. Precisely speaking there is no new country and pioneers and pioneer life no longer exist. An absorbing and fascinating condition has passed into history, and its lessons and inspiration live principally in the lives of those who endured the hardships and contributed by various services and diversified gifts to the upbuilding of the



Biographical Sketch of T. Evans Whitworth

Whitworth, T. Evans; publisher; born, Manchester, England; son of Joseph and Martha Lewis Whitworth; educated in England; married, Cleveland, Sept. 10, 1900, Elizabeth M. Campbell; issue, three children; for 20 years sec’y and treas. The Whitworth Bros. Co.; pres. The Penton Building Co.; director The Penton Press Co., director The Penton Publishing Co., director The



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,



Biographical Sketch of Albert Morreau

Morreau, Albert; pres. Morreau Gas Fixture Co.; born, Hesse-Darmstadt, Germany, Aug. 17, 1861; son of Leopold and Amelia Morreau; educated in public schools of native place; married, Cleveland, Jan. 7, 1893, Lea Nora Heller; issue, two sons, Myron H., and Leopold S.; worked in dry goods store in Frankfurt, for five years; went to Manchester,



Biographical Sketch of G. T. Kilner

G. T. Kilner, druggist, Mattoon; was born in Manchester, Eng., Nov. 18, 1820; at the age of 15 years, he was left an orphan, and, in 1836, emigrated to America, and first settled in Waterbury, Conn.; here he engaged in the sale of drugs six years; he then moved to Newburgh, N. Y., where he



Biography of Joseph Heap

Joseph Heap is one of the representative mechanics of Riverside, and is the proprietor of a blacksmith shop on the south side of Eighth Street, between Main and Market streets. He is a native of England, and dates his birth in Manchester, in 1848. His parents, William and Hannah (Ward) Heap, are both natives of



Biography of Mrs. Kate M. Dilley

Mrs. Kate M. Dilley. The able and honored proprietor of the Dilley Sanitarium, in the City of Wichita, has proved herself one of the vigorous and resourceful business women of the Sunflower State and by the establishing and maintaining of her excellent sanitarium she has made a noble contribution to the list of valuable medical



Biography of Dr. Robert C. Hindley

Dr. Robert C. Hindley, chemist with the Horlick Malted Milk Company, is well qualified by thorough college training and broad experience for the position of responsibility which he now occupies. He was born in Manchester. England, in 1848, a son of John C. and Mary A. Hindley, who, in 1856, crossed the Atlantic with their



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