Sheadle, Jasper Holmes; Iron ore and lake transportation; born, New Bedford, Pa.; son of Obediah and Sarah Barnheisel Sheadle; educated, public schools and Hiram College; married, New York, Kate Buckingham; Republican; joined his father in banking business, in Girard, O.; two years teller of the Girard Savings Bank; at the age of 22 became asst. cashier Second National Bank, Youngstown, O.; left the banking business, and went to New York City, as supt. of laying of gas mains for Standard Gas-Light Co.; 1888, became sec’y of the Mahoning Valley Iron Manufacturers Ass’n, in 1890, became sec’y’ for The Cleveland Cliffs Iron Co.; in charge of ore sales and lake transportation; which business affiliation he continues to hold in connection with other allied interests; sec’y Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Co.; vice pres. Cleveland Iron Mining Co.; director Grand Island S. S. Co., Hanna Transit Co., Miller Transit Co., Cleveland Trust Co., National Commercial Bank; sec’y and director S. S. Hopkins Co.; vice pres. Presque Isle Transportation Co., and Lake Carriers Ass’n; member American Iron & Steel Institute and American Institute of Mining Engineers; member Union, Mayfield Country, Church and Rowfant Clubs.
Biographical Sketch of Jasper Holmes Sheadle
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. 10 December 2013. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/ohio/biographical-sketch-of-jasper-holmes-sheadle.htm - Last updated on Feb 20th, 2012
Topics: Biography, Sheadle Surname
Categories: New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania
Locations: Cleveland Ohio, Cuyahoga County OH, Girard Ohio, Hiram Ohio, Lawrence County PA, Mahoning County OH, New Bedford Pennsylvania, New York County NY, New York New York, Portage County OH, Trumbull County OH, Youngstown Ohio
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