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Biographical Sketch of Edward W. Kingsbury

Kingsbury, Edward W.; belting business; born, Newark, O., Jan. 15, 1870; son of Wilson Webb and Mary Ellen Little Kingsbury; common school and business education at Newark and Canton, O.; bookkeeper at Canton for a number of years; commercial traveler, four years, with The Scandanavia Belting Co., of New York; Jan, 1, 1913, assumed management of their Cleveland Branch; member Elks Lodge No. 18, and several Commercial Traveler’s Associations; came to Cleveland in...

Biographical Sketch of Wendell H. Johnson

Johnson, Wendell H.; dentist; born, Alliance, O., March 18, 1875; educated, University of Michigan, D. D. S.; married, Cleveland, Nov. 6, 1901, Bessie Compton; issue, Compton Johnson, born April 24, 1906, Elizabeth Ferris, born June 24, 1910; began practice, September, 1897; vice pres. Union Oil Co.; member Ohio State Dental Society; member Delta Sigma Delta Fraternity; member Union, and Country...

Biographical Sketch of Arnold E. Williams

Williams, Arnold E.; lake coal shipping agent; born, England, March 12, 1877; son of Alfred and Mary Ball Williams; educated, High School and Business College, Canton, O.; agent Northwestern Fuel Co., The Consolidation Coal Co., The Empire Coal Co.; director The Northern Lakes Steamship Co.; mgr. Triton Steamship Co.; 32d degree Mason, Noble of Mystic Shrine; member Euclid, Athletic, Tippecanoe and Cleveland Tennis...

Biographical Sketch of Samuel Butler Trescott

Trescott, Samuel Butler; salesman; born, Alliance, O., Jan. 26, 1842; son of Clark and Ann Butler Trescott; educated, Alliance High School, class 1859; married, Sept. 15, 1864, Elizabeth J. Crawford; issue, two sons, four daughters; Republican; served as school director; fifty years traveling salesman and sales manager, starting at the beginning of the profession; connected with Bancroft & Trescott; Trescott-Shook Co.; General Mdse. Co., and pres. Trescott Packing Co.; member I. O. O. F., and K. of...

Biographical Sketch of John Royal Snyder

Snyder, John Royal; attorney-at-law; born, Stark County, O., Feb. 11, 1876; son of John J. and Maria Shearer Snyder; educated, Mt. Union, 1899, A. B., Junior Scholarship prize; Harvard, 1909, L. B.; married, Massillon, Gertrude Smith; treas. Stark County, 1902-1906; deputy county treas. 1899-1902; treas. City of Canton, 1902-1904; member B. P. O. E., No. 68, F. & A. M., I. O. O. F., No. 39; Jr. O. U. A. M., No. 60, and A. T. O. Fraternity. Recreations: Tennis, Baseball and...

Biographical Sketch of Harvey R. Snyder

Snyder, Harvey R.; attorney; born, Mapleton, O., Oct. 17, 1880; son of John J. and Maria Shearer Snyder; educated, Harvard College, A. B., 1905; Harvard Law School, LL. B., 1908; married, Alliance, O., March 20, 1910, Mary Charlotte Bracher; issue, one daughter, Mary Katherine Snyder; practising law in Cleveland since 1909; member Masonic Societies, and Alpha Nu Chapter of Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity; member Harvard Varsity Club; coach of Western Reserve University football team seasons 1911-1912-1913 as a recreation and diversion; coached Oberlin College team...

Biographical Sketch of Frank S. Taylor

Taylor, Frank S.; attorney; born in the country, near Alliance, O., Dec. 11, 1879; son of Hugh S. and Catherine Taylor; educated, Alliance High School, Mt. Union College, and took legal training at Ohio State University; married, Jamestown, N. Y., April 11, 1909, Mabel C. Todd; June 12, 1904, began the practice of law in Cleveland; member Masonic Lodge, and Knight of Pythias, and The Tippecanoe...

Biographical Sketch of Frank P. Shumaker

Shumaker, Frank P.; real estate and insurance; born near Galion, O., Dec. 20, 1858; son of Joseph H. and Susan Walton Shumaker; educated, district school, Mt. Union College, Alliance, O., degree M. S., 1886; married, Alliance, O., June 18, 1889, Maggie M. Atwell; issue, two girls and one son; councilman and mayor of Chagrin Falls, O.; member of the Ohio State Senate from Cuyahoga County, 1904-1905; teacher District School, Principal Mt. Union Public Schools, 1866-1867; supt. Chagrin Falls schools, 1888-1901; granted life high school certificate in 1886; director The Chagrin Falls Banking Co.; member Cleveland Fire Insurance Exchange; pres. Chagrin Falls Board of Education, 1907; trustee Chagrin Falls M. E. Church; member I. O. O. F., No. 290; Golden Gate Lodge, No. 245, P. & A. M.; Chagrin Falls Chapter, No. 152, R. A. M.; Oriental Commandery, No. 12, Knights Templars; earned every dollar he ever had to spend on a college...

Biographical Sketch of Charles A. Ricks

Ricks, Charles A.; sec’y and treas. Kuhlman Car Co.; born, Knoxville, Tenn., Aug. 14, 1868; son of Augustus J. and Emma Maxwell Atwater Ricks; educated, Kenyon Military Academy, and Kenyon College; married, Oct. 21, 1897, at Detroit, Mich., Miss Margaret Trowbridge; business career, 1888 clerk First National Bank, Massillon, O., sec’y and treas. Massillon Loan Ass’n; came to Cleveland in 1890, and became auditor and traveling salesman for the Standard Oil Co.; in 1896, appointed mgr. of the Cleveland station; in 1900, organized the G. C. Kuhlman Car Co., sec’y and treas., builds electric and steam railway cars, turning out an average of 600 cars a year, employ 700 men; Republican; Episcopalian; Psi Upsilon Iota, member Military Order, Loyal Legion; Chamber of Commerce, Union, and Country Clubs. Recreations: Golf, and...

Biographical Sketch of Edwin D. Rider

Rider, Edwin D.; milk dealer; born, Navarre, O., Nov. 2, 1884; son of Daniel W. and Isabelle Exline Rider; educated at the Ohio Soldiers and Sailors Military School, at Xenia, O.; discharged, June 5, 1901, second sargt.; married, East Bangor, Pa., June 12, 1907, Carrie M. Williams; issue, two daughters, Isabelle and Edith; has been in the dairy business in Cleveland twelve years; four years was associated with The Flood-Pratt Dairy Co.; has been conducting The Model Dairy for eight years; stockholder The Doan Savings & Loan Co.; member of Mayflower Lodge, No. 679, I. O. 0....
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