MacDiarmid, Roy Wright; candy merchant; born, Detroit, Mich., Jan. 31, 1889; son of Alex. A. and Hester L. Wright MacDiarmid; after finishing the public schools, was in a banking position for a time; then with Marks, wholesaler of Ladies’ Furs, as cashier and office mgr.; there five years; in 1905, entered with his family into making and retailing their homemade candies, retaining his position with Marks until 1909, resigning then to devote his entire time to the MacDiarmid’s candy business; came to Cleveland in 1910, and established three retail stores and a complete department for making candies; treas. and mgr. The MacDiarmid Candy Co., Cleveland, and sec’y of same company of Detroit; member Masonic Order, Athletic, and Rotary Clubs.
Biographical Sketch of Roy Wright MacDiarmid
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 April 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/ohio/biographical-sketch-of-roy-wright-macdiarmid.htm - Last updated on Mar 6th, 2012
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