Biographical Sketch of Walter Cain Ong

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Ong, Walter Cain; lawyer; born, Jefferson County, Ohio, Nov. 24, 1848; son of Moses Harlan and Mary Cain Ong; educated in the district schools; High School at Mt. Pleasant, O., Richmond College; graduated in 1870, B. A, degree; law course, University of Michigan, LL. B., 1873; admitted to the bar, 1875; married Jefferson County, Ohio, April 8, 1875, Anna M. Mansfield; issue, four children, two living and two deceased; elected prosecuting attorney of Jefferson County, in 1875; served four years; practiced law at Steubenville, O., until June, 1882; came to Cleveland, and practiced until 1886; in 1893, elected to the Common Pleas Bench of Cuyahoga County; served until February, 1899; since engaged in law practice; served two years on the City Council; member Knights of Pythias, the Knights of Honor, Cuyahoga County Bar Ass’n, Halcyon, Woodland Golf, and Cleveland Gun Clubs.



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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. 2 October 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/ohio/biographical-sketch-of-walter-cain-ong.htm - Last updated on Feb 13th, 2012


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