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Biographical Sketch of Crispin Oglebay
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Oglebay, Crispin; manufacturer; born, Wheeling, W. Va., in 1880; received early education in the public schools of Kansas City, Mo., then attended St. Paul’s School, in Concord, N. H., graduating with the class of 1896; graduated from Yale in 1900; returned to Kansas City; worked as clerk for Swift Packing Co. for one year; engaged in real estate business for one year; came to Cleveland in 1903, as sec’y for the Hoffman Hinge & Foundry Co.; in six month’s time was made pres. of the company; in 1906, The Ferro Machinery & Foundry Co. was incorporated, taking over the business of the Hoffman Hinge & Foundry Co.; pres. of the company; 1,100 men are employed in the plan, and 1,500 agents; catalog written in four languages; the company have 1,800 engines made by them outside of the United States and Canada; member Tavern Country, and Mayfield Country Clubs, Chamber of Commerce; director The Superior Savings & Trust Co.
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