Biographical Sketch of George R. Canfield

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Canfield, George R.; oil business; born, Mantua, O., Dec. 1, 1857; son of George W. and Jannette L. Merryfield Canfield; education, country and Cleveland public schools; married, Cleveland, Nov. 11, 1879, Ella M. Summonds; issue, Charles H. Grace Brewster, Gilbert B.; first wife died 1884; married, Oct. 19, 1887, Mrs. Lucy E. Long (nee Quayle); 1877, began work as clerk for The Republic Refining Co.; became supt. of plant, which was later absorbed by The Standard Oil Co.; remained with firm as supt. until 1887; organized The Canfield Oil Co.; pres. The Canfield Oil Co. and The Canfield Realty Co.; pres. The Chester Realty Co.; vice pres. The Columbia Savings & Loan Co.; pres. The Canfield Tank Lines; vice. pres. The South End Realty Co.; member Newburg Lodge, No. 379, Baker Chapter, Holyrood Commandery, Knights Templars; member Euclid Club. Favorite recreations: Reading and Motoring.



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The Book of Clevelanders: A Biographical Dictionary of Living Men of the City of Cleveland. Burrows Book Company. 1914. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 2 August 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/ohio/biographical-sketch-of-george-r-canfield.htm - Last updated on Mar 16th, 2012


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