Howe, William Addison; merchant; born, Cleveland, O., March 4, 1839; son of Amariah D. and Elizabeth Shaw Howe; educated, Cleveland public schools; married, Cleveland, Jan. 17, 1866, Rachel Sage; issue, one daughter, three sons; served three years in the Civil War, as private, sergeant, 1st and 2nd lieut. and capt. in the 7th Ohio Volunteer infantry; pres. Cuyahoga Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument Committee; vice pres. Society Army of the Potomac; past commander Army and Navy Post; several years in the picture frame business; established, in 1878, incorporated, in 1895, business for mounting and finishing paper for lithographers and printers; specializing in hangers, posters, show cards, etc.; pres. The Wm. A. Howe Co.; member Chamber of Commerce, Euclid Ave. Baptist Church, Masonic Fraternity, Loyal Legion, Grand Army of the Republic, Society Army of the Potomac.
Biographical Sketch of William Addison Howe
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. 25 January 2015. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/ohio/biographical-sketch-of-william-addison-howe.htm - Last updated on Mar 11th, 2012
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