Biography of Frederick Merner

Frederick Merner, a prominent manufacturer, is a brother of Samuel Merner, M.P., mentioned on preceding pages, and was born in the same place, Canton, March 22, 1829. In 1837, when the family settled near New Hamburg, the country in this part was almost a dense forest; schoolmasters were scarce, and not of the highest grade,



Biography of Samuel Merner, M. P.

Samuel Merner, member of the House of Commons for South Waterloo, and the leading business man at New Hamburg, was born in the Canton of Berne, Switzerland, January 29, 1823, his parents being Jacob and Susan (Schluchter) Alerner. In 1837 the family emigrated to Canada and settled on a bush farm two miles west of



Biographical Sketch of William E. Merner

Merner, William E.; wall paper business; born, Ontario, Can., April 29, 1865; son of Christian Merner, mother’s maiden name Young; educated, Canadian High School, Commercial course at The Northwestern College, Naperville, Ill.; married, June 18, 1902, Effie S. Pratt; issue, two daughters; director The Western Reserve Land Co.; owner The Economy Wall Paper Co.; Mason,



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