Balzhiser, E. C.; ice industry; born, Batavia, O., Aug. 24, 1868; son of Henry and Mary Balzhiser; common school education; married in 1892, Miss Cora May Walker of Oswego, N. Y.; issue, one daughter; settled in Cleveland in 1888, entering the employ of the Knickerbocker Ice Co., as driver; by 1893 had be-come supt. of the business, which in 1893, was sold to the Forest City Ice Co.; entered the employ of the Pictet Ice Co.; first plant to make manufactured ice in the city; bought interest in the Independent Ice Co.; became director, sec’y and mgr.; in 1902, became director and district mgr. the City Ice Co., first vice pres. and director of the Company; pres. The Collinwood Ice Co.; member American Society of Refrigeration, and enthusiastic over the subject of refrigeration; chairman National Ice Carnival Exposition, held in Norfolk, Va., in 1907; three terms pres. of the Middle States Ice Producers Ass’n.
Biographical Sketch of E. C. Balzhiser
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. 20 December 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/ohio/biographical-sketch-of-e-c-balzhiser.htm - Last updated on Mar 14th, 2012
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