Greif, William; manufacturer; born, Cleveland, Aug. 16, 1855; son of Vincent and Mary E. Mayer Greif; educated in Cleveland schools; married, Cleveland, Oct. 25, 1881, Mary Hitsch; began in the manufacture of kegs and barrels in 1876; pres. of the Greif Bros.’ Cooperage Co. and the Fanner Mfg. Co.; vice pres. Euclid Arcade, Pioneer Lumber Co., and General Time Recorder Co.; treas. Columbia Mutual Lumber Co.; director in the following companies: Cleveland, Alliance & Mahoning Valley R. R., Forest City Savings & Trust Co., Ohio Savings & Loan Co., United Banking & Savings Co., California Red Wood Lumber Co., and the Stark Electric R. R. Co.; member Chamber of Commerce, Chamber of Industry, Cleveland Athletic, Clifton, and Lakewood Tennis Clubs.
Biographical Sketch of William Greif
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. 22 October 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/ohio/biographical-sketch-of-william-greif.htm - Last updated on Mar 11th, 2012
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