Valentine, Richard F.; sales mgr.; born, Germany, Nov. 25, 1882; son of F. N. and Ernestine Hanzow Valentine; educated, Cleveland grammar schools and Commercial College; married, Cleveland, Nov. 17, 1909, Martha Blanchard; member the Cleveland Grays; successful career on the concert platform and operatic stage between the age of 17 and 22; started as department mgr. at Mechanical Rubber Co., in 1907; had charge of their various departments until spring of 1911; promoted to asst. gen. sales mgr., January, 1912; advanced to gen. sales mgr., advancement due to tact and business energy, and a desire to further the interests of the business; pres. Board of Trustees, Trinity Congregational Church; member Athletic, Euclid, and Rotary Clubs; director The Colonial Club; member Chamber of Commerce. Recreations: Music, Golf, Baseball and Handball.
Biographical Sketch of Richard F. Valentine
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. 19 December 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/ohio/biographical-sketch-of-richard-f-valentine.htm - Last updated on Mar 6th, 2012
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