Noll, Edward A.
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.
Noll, Edward A.; pres. National Tool Co.; born, Cumberland, Md., May 19, 1867; son of Henry P. and Elizabeth Sheermesser Noll; educated, Cleveland public school; married, Cleveland, March, 1902, Lulu M. Miller; issue, one son, Edward Leonard Noll; private, June 16, 1889, Co. I, 5th inf., O. N. G.; corp. June 16, 1890; sgt., June 10, 1891; transferred to Co. K, Aug. 10, 1892; commissioned 2nd lieut., Dec. 10, 1894, and capt., July 14, 1897; served in war with Spain as capt. Co. K, 5th 0. V. I., from May 11, 1898, to Nov. 5th following, and mustered out of the United States service; continued with O. N. G. until June 18, 1900; re-tired June 18, 1900; elected maj. 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry, O. N. G., in January, 1900; but owing to business pressure, resigned and placed on retired list; at the age of 14, went to work as office boy for the Y. M. C. A.; in 1883, went with The Warner & Swasey Co., as apprentice, graduating as machinist and toolmaker; in 1887, employed by The National Tube Co., at McKeesport, Pa.; in 1889, with Cleveland Rubber Co.; in 1891, with The Cleveland Automatic Machine Co.; in 1892, with The Standard Tool Co., as foreman, until Aug. 5, 1905, when he organized The National Tool Co.; (president); director The Cleveland Pythian Castle Company; Trustee National Lodge, No. 626, Knights of Pythias; member Chamber of Industry, and Automobile Club.
Source: The Book of Clevelanders, A Biographical Dictionary of Living Men of the City of Cleveland, Burrows Book Company, 1914