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Biographical Sketch of Alfred M. Bonhard

Bonhard, Alfred M.; merchant; born in Russia, July, 1869; son of Marcus Bonhard; educated in the schools and seminary at Slonin, Russia; married in Pennsylvania, July 22, 1898; Rebecca Weberman, issue, one son, Marcus, and one daughter Florence; in young manhood traveled through Russia and other parts of Europe, learning the furniture-making business; came to the United States in 1895; spent two years working in eastern cities; came to Cleveland and started a repair shop; from this small beginning grew one of the most artistic furniture houses in the city, designs his own patterns and has won a reputation on art furniture; member of the independent Order of B’nai...

Biographical Sketch of Samuel Miller

Miller, Samuel; Towel Supply Co.; born in Russia, 1879; son of Abraham and Rachel Siegel Miller; married, Cleveland, June 25, 1907, Miss Ida Berkovitz; started in business fifteen years ago on Bank St., then on St. Clair near 12th St., then in Whitney Power Block; present location Brownell Court, occupying three-story building built for their purpose; all modern equipment and latest machinery for exclusive towel service business, largest concern of its kind in the state; gem mgr. Independent Towel Supply Co.; pres. and treas. The Miller Bros. Realty Co.; treas. The Standard Apron Supply Co.; three brothers associated with him in the business, J. H., M. H. and M. Miller; member Knights of Pythias, Cleveland Independent Aid Society, Banner Co., No. 65, U. R., K. of...

Biographical Sketch of Otto Miller

Miller, Otto; bond business; born, Cleveland, July 1, 1874, son of James H. and Sophia M. (Hensch) Miller; educated, University School and Yale University, graduating in 1896, with degree of Ph. B.; spent a year in travel abroad; married, Cleveland, Dec. 4, 1901, Elizabeth Clark Tyler; issue, two sons, Otto, Jr., and Washington Tyler; at outbreak of the Spanish-American War, enlisted as a member of Troop C, 1st O. V. C., and became quartermaster sergeant; member firm of Hayden, Miller & Co.; director Bank of Commerce; treas. University School; director of Troop A Riding Academy; member Burdeck Camp, U. S. War Veterans; Sons of the American Revolution, and the Loyal Legion, Chamber of Commerce, Union, University, Tavern, and Country Clubs of Cleveland, and the University Club of New...

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