Geer, Thomas Henry; general insurance; born, Ledyard, Conn., Sept. 3, 1840; son of Nathaniela Bellows and Julia Davis Geer; educated, common schools, Ledyard, Conn.; 1854, Irving Institute, Tarrytown, N. Y.; 1857, State Normal School, Westfield, Mass.; graduate, 1861-1862, Norwich Academy, Norwich, Conn.; married, Poquetanuck, Conn., June 30, 1868, Fanny Halsey Brewster; one daughter, Mary Brewster Geer; Republican in polities; 1859, teacher Grammar School, West Gloucester, Mass.; 1860, principal of High School, Rockport, Mass., 1862-1865, teacher Burlington College, Burlington, N. J., 1866 to date, general insurance business, Cleveland; pres. The Thomas H. Geer Co.; sec’y The Triton Steamship Co.; sec ‘y and pres. Cleveland Life Underwriter’s Ass’n; sec’y Life Underwriter’s Ass’n of Ohio; treas., vice pres. and pres. Cleveland Board of Underwriters; Pres. National Ass’n of Local Fire Insurance Agents; director The Cleveland Humane Society; vestryman Trinity Cathedral; member Athletic Club.
Biographical Sketch of Thomas Henry Geer
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. 5 December 2013. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/ohio/biographical-sketch-of-thomas-henry-geer.htm - Last updated on Mar 11th, 2012
Topics: Biography, Geer Surname
Categories: Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Ohio
Locations: Burlington County NJ, Burlington New Jersey, Cleveland Ohio, Cuyahoga County OH, Essex County MA, Hampden County MA, Ledyard Connecticut, New London County CT, Norwich Connecticut, Poquetanuck Connecticut, Rockport Massachusetts, Tarrytown New York, West Gloucester Massachusetts, Westchester County NY, Westfield Massachusetts
Contribute to the Conversation!
Our "rules" are simple. Keep the conversation on subject and mind your manners! If this is your first time posting, we do moderate comments before we let them appear... so give us a while to get to them. Once we get to know you here, we'll remove that requirement.
You must be logged in to post a comment.