George N. Noah was born in Portage County, Ohio, October 25, 1826. His father was a native of Pennsylvania, and his mother of New York. His parents came to Daviess County in 1836, and located on a farm in Sheridan Township, where George remained until he was twenty years of age. In 1861 he was enrolled
Irwin Bacon is a native of Portage County, Ohio, and was born January 19, 1843. His father was a native of Connecticut, and his mother, of Ohio. His parents came to Daviess County in 1848, when he was five years of age, and settled on a farm, where he remained until 1861, when he enlisted
Col. Horack L. Moore, of Lawrence, had seen valiant service as a soldier of the Civil war and in after campaigns against the hostile Indians of the West. He had also been a successful business man and banker, had served a term in Congress and is still a local leader in substantial and beneficial enterprises.
Bishop, George Taylor; owner of electric railways; born, Ravenna, O., Oct. 11, 1864; son of Clark B. and Arvilla A. Taylor Bishop; public school education; married, Brownsville, Pa., Nov. 26, 1891, Anna L. Swearer; pres. and director Washington, Baltimore & Annapolis R. R. Co.; director Cleveland Trust Co.; director National Bank of Baltimore, Baltimore, Md.;
Bradley, Morris A.; real estate; born, Cleveland, Aug. 15, 1859; son of Alva Bradley; educated, public schools and Hiram College; married, Cleveland, May 10, 1883, Anna Leiminger; issue, five children; with his father, Alva Bradley, until 1885; at his death, took charge of the estate; pres., treas. and mgr. The Bradley Transportation Co.; pres. Cleveland
Brett, William Howard; librarian, Cleveland Public Library; born, Braceville, O., in 1846; son of Morgan Lewis and Jane Brokaw Brett; educated, public schools, Warren, O., studied Western Reserve College, Hudson, O., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich.; graduated from Hiram College, Hiram, O., degree A. M.; married, Cleveland, 1879, Alice L. Allen; issue, 6 children,
Allen, Albert Mark; consulting engineer; born, Akron, O., Aug. 26, 1877; son of Minor J. and Frances DeWolf Allen; educated, Hiram College; Steven’s Institute of Technology, M. E. Degree; married, Union Hill, N. J., April 6, 1900, Christine M. Pellinger; issue, two children; member firm Albert M. Allen & Co.; director Banker’s Guarantee Title &
Alden, Charles E.; attorney-at-law; born, Middlefield, O., Dec. 18, 1875; son of Edward H. and Hercy Dunham Alden; educated, Hiram College; degree of A. B. 1901; legal education at the Cleveland Law School and W. R. U., finishing in 1905; admitted to the Bar that year; married, Brunswick, O., Dec. 25, 1902, Ina May Gibbs;
Canfield, George R.; oil business; born, Mantua, O., Dec. 1, 1857; son of George W. and Jannette L. Merryfield Canfield; education, country and Cleveland public schools; married, Cleveland, Nov. 11, 1879, Ella M. Summonds; issue, Charles H. Grace Brewster, Gilbert B.; first wife died 1884; married, Oct. 19, 1887, Mrs. Lucy E. Long (nee Quayle);
Bedell, Abner H.; insurance; born, Shalersville, O., July 29, 1872; son of H. C. and Sarah L. (Horr) Bedell; educated, Cleveland public schools; married, Cleveland, March 29, 1913, Bertha R. Lewis; paymaster, Ohio Battalion Naval Reserves to 1896; quartermaster 10th 0. V. Inf. 1898; War with Spain; entered insurance business, 1890; treas. and director 0.