MacAdams, Albert Joseph; merchant; born in Chicago, Aug. 19, 1868; son of Henry and Carrie Crosby MacAdams; public school and high schools; married, Cleveland, Feb. 18, 1913, L. Jean Sowers; started mnfg. woodturning machinery, and became stationary engineer; went into grocery business in Ashtabula, 1886, but sold out and went into retail store; came to Cleveland, 1888, and associated himself with Bowman’s wallpaper store; later joined Keep Mnfg. Co., makers of shirts, until they discontinued business here in 1890, when he went into haberdashery with W. B. Davis; became member of the firm in 1898, and in 1902, after spending a year in Denver, established himself in Cleveland, operating two stores (Euclid Ave. and Hollenden Arcade); pres. and gen. mgr. The MacAdams Co.; member Cleveland Chamber of Commerce, Cleveland Athletic Club, Cleveland Advertising Club.
Biographical Sketch of Albert Joseph MacAdams
MLA Source Citation:The Book of Clevelanders: A Biographical Dictionary of Living Men of the City of Cleveland. Burrows Book Company. 1914. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 23 April 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/ohio/biographical-sketch-of-albert-joseph-macadams.htm - Last updated on Mar 6th, 2012
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