Biographical Sketch of Newton S. Calhoun

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Calhoun, Newton S.; pres. and treas. The Johnson Jennings Co.; born in Connecticut, Feb. 12, 1855; son of William E. and Almira Tracy Calhoun; educated, Suffield Academy, in Connecticut, and Brown University, Providence, R. I., graduating in 1879, degree of A. M.; married, Cleveland, 1884, Miss Caroline Jennings; issue, one son, Tracy Jennings, born in 1885, and one daughter, Carol, now Mrs. Lyman Narten; business career, taught school two years in the Providence high school; studied law while teaching and summers; one year in office of Judge Tillinghast in. Providence; came to Cleveland in the fall of 1882; in 1883, began law practice with the late A. C. Caskey; in 1896, became treas. of the Johnson-Jennings Co., and in 1905, was made pres.; also vice pres. and treas. the Royal Tourist Car Co.; member Chamber of Commerce and Athletic Club; Republican; member Pilgrim Congregational Church.



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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. 18 December 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/ohio/biographical-sketch-of-newton-s-calhoun.htm - Last updated on May 27th, 2013


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