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Biographical Sketch of Samuel Mather
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Mather, Samuel; financier; born, Cleveland, O., July 13, 1851; son of Samuel Livingston and Georgianna Pomeroy (Woolson) Mather; educated in the public schools of Cleveland, and St. Mark’s School, at Southboro, Mass.; married, Cleveland, Oct. 19, 1881, Miss Flora Stone (died Jan. 19, 1909); issue, Samuel Livingston, Amasa Stone, Phillip Richard, and Constance; took up business life when a young man; associated with his father, and at the latter’s death, became his successor in the Pickands-Mather Co.; interested officially in many other corporations, prominently connected with the iron and steel trade of the country; deeply interested in and a large giver to educational and charitable institutions; senior warden of Trinity Cathedral parish; member executive committee, National Civic Federation; member central committee of American National Red Cross Society; pres. Children’s Aid Society; pres. and treas. of the Home for Aged Women; vice pres. University School; director of the Floating Bethel and City Mission; the Cleveland Museum of Art; chairman of the Hanna Monument Ass’n; trustee of Western Reserve University, of Adelbert College, Hiram House, Goodrich House, Kenyon College, and Case Library Ass’n; interested in Lakeside Hospital.
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