Excell, Matthew B.; attorney; born, July 13, 1869, Jackson, Mich.; son of John Wesley and Emily Tayler Excell; educated, Cleveland public schools and Central High School, graduated Mt. Union College, 1888, Ph. B., 1891; married, Oct. 3, 1894, Maud M. Amerman of Alliance, O.; one son, Allen J., born May 14, 1896; while at college wrote for the Alliance Leader, later became its editor; in 1892, was elected mayor of Alliance; studied law, was admitted to the bar, and came to Cleveland in 1894; asst. director of law for the city, 1899-1901; Democrat; has served as pres. of the Board of Public Safety; member Euclid Ave. Methodist Church; member of its Mens’ Club; member Athletic, Whist and Crank and Sociology Clubs, and the Chamber of Commerce, Cuyahoga County and Ohio State Bar Association.
Biographical Sketch of Matthew B. Excell
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. 17 April 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/ohio/biographical-sketch-of-matthew-b-excell.htm - Last updated on Mar 15th, 2012
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