Biographical Sketch of Willis B. Hale

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Hale, Willis B.; brokerage and real estate; born, Decatur, Ill., June 17, 1847; son of E. B. and Susan C. Hoyt Hale; educated, Union College, class of 1870, valedictorian, Philomethean Society; pres. Delta Phi Fraternity; married, Cleveland, Oct. 9, 1873, Clara Worthington; issue, four children, Cora (Mrs. Jas. O. Rogers, New York) ; Edwin W., mining engineer, expert chemist and author, Eleanor (Mrs. E. C. Reader, Cleveland) ; Willis W., electrical ex-pert and inventor, Yale graduate; organizer of Hale Electric & Engineering Co. and Hale Chemistry Co.; for twenty-three years he was cashier of E. B. Hale & Co., the oldest private banking business in the city, and which later became the Marine Bank Co.; he was vice pres. until it was liquidated in 1894; pres. Hale Electric Engineering Co.; director of various companies; member Union, Euclid, Cleveland, Yacht, Middle Bass and Little Mountain 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. 30 July 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/ohio/biographical-sketch-of-willis-b-hale.htm - Last updated on Mar 12th, 2012


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