Edmondson, George Mountain
The following data is extracted from The Book of Clevelanders, A Biographical Dictionary of Living Men of the City of Cleveland, Burrows Book Company, 1914.
Edmondson, George Mountain; photographer; born, Norwalk, O., Aug. 23, 1866; son of George W. Edmondson; educated, public schools of Norwalk, 0.; at the age of 14, took up the study of photography; worked in his father's gallery till 1887; came to Cleveland, at the request of James F. Ryder, to become asst. operator for him; learned the knowledge of enlarging on the then new bromide paper, and won several prizes for work done; after six years, went to the Decker & Wilbur Studio, and in six years succeeded to the business, and soon established a studio on Euclid Ave.; specialties, color photography and home portraiture; pres. of the Photographer's Association of Ohio, and in 1902, pres. of the Photographer's Ass'n of America; sec'y and treas. Professional Photographer's Society of Ohio, and a member of the New York Society; member Chamber of Commerce, Lakewood Yacht, and Athletic Clubs; member Unitarian Church.
Source: The Book of Clevelanders, A Biographical Dictionary of Living Men of the City of Cleveland, Burrows Book Company, 1914