Biographical Sketch of Lead Tucker Scofield

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Scofield, Lead Tucker; architects; born in Cleveland, Nov. 9, 1842; son of William Scofield, architect and builder, and Mary Coon; Ohio pioneers; attended public and high schools; in 1867, married Elizabeth Clark Wright, daughter of Marshall W. Wright, of Kingsville, O.; upon the outbreak of the Civil War, enlisted in Battery D, 1st Ohio Artillery; commissioned lieut. 103rd O. V. I., in 1862, 1st lieut. in 1863, and commissioned Capt. until mustered out June 14, 1865; having served as chief engineer on the staff of Gen. Jacob D. Cox for two years; after the war, resumed his professional work as architect; among the larger buildings of his construction are: Cleveland Workhouse (1867), State Asylum for the Insane, Athens (1868), State Asylum, Columbus, (1869), Soldiers’ and Sailors Orphans’ Home, Xenia, (1870) North Carolina State Penitentiary, Raliegh (1870), Cleveland Post Office (1880), Mansfield Reformatory (1884), Cleveland Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument (1886), Schofield Building, Cleveland, in association with his sons, (1901); surviving sons, William Marshall Scofield, architect, capt. 1st Ohio Vol. Cavalry, War with Spain, 1898; capt. 31st U. S. Vol. Inf., 1899-1901; Philippine insurrection, and engineer officer on the staff of Gen. Robert Kobbe; Sherman W. Scofield, architect, Troop A, 1st Ohio Vol. Cavalry, 1898; Republican; member Euclid Avenue Baptist Church; member Ohio Commandery, Military Order of the Loyal Legion; Army and Navy Post, Grand Army of the Republic; chief recreation: Golf.

MLA Source Citation:

The Book of Clevelanders: A Biographical Dictionary of Living Men of the City of Cleveland. Burrows Book Company. 1914. Web. 23 April 2014. - Last updated on Feb 21st, 2012

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