Lowe, John C.; umbrella manufacturer; born, Cleveland, Feb. 5, 1865; son of Frederick and Margaret Wittig Lowe; educated, Cleveland public schools, married, Painesville, Sept. 30, 1891, Bertha A. Taft; issue, John Raymond, born Oct. 22, 1892; Helen Margaret, born Nov. 25, 1894; Harold, born Aug. 4, 1897; Ward Russell, born Jan. 19, 1900; started in business March 10, 1890; pres. and treas. The John C. Lowe Co.; pres. and treas. Edward W. Alexander Co.; pres. The Heights Realty Co.; pres. The Boulevard Land Co.; pres. the American Realty Co., and treas. The Best Realty Co.; trustee Epworth Memorial Methodist Church; member Chamber of Commerce.