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Biographical Sketch of Henry Frazee

Frazee, Henry; laundryman; born, Cleveland, March 23, 1854; on of John N. and Louise Littlejohn Frazee; educated, public schools, Cleveland; married, Cleveland, Jan. 20, 1880, Geneieve Estelle Beaumont; two children; in war with Spain, capt. Co. C, 10th O. V. I.; mngr. and treas. Frazee Laundry Co.; member Military Order Foreign Wars, and Naval and Military Order Spanish American...

Biographical Sketch of Henry Wick Corning

Corning, Henry Wick; sec ‘y and treas. Standard Sewing Machine Co.; born, Cleveland, Jan. 13, 1869; son of Warren Holmes and Mary Helen Wick Corning; educated, Cleveland public schools, St. Paul’s School, Concord, N. H., and Harvard University, graduating B. A. degree in 1891; married, Nov. 2, 1897, Miss Edith Warden; one daughter, Mary, and one son, Warren Holmes; military record; member Troop A, O. N. G.; served as second and first lieut., capt. 1st Ohio Cavalry (commanding Troop A), during Spanish-American War; engaged with his father in management of various private interests; in 1895, became connected with the Standard Sewing Machine Co., as sec’y and treas; member Athletic, Country, Roadside, Tavern, and Mayfield Country Clubs, (Cleveland), and Knickerbocker Club, of New York. Recreations: Golf, Tennis, and...

Biographical Sketch of James W. Chrisford

Chrisford, James W.; general contractor; born in England in 1862; came to United States in 1884; served in Spanish War with Battery A, O. L. A.; member Lakewood Village Council in 1909, 1910, 1911; director of Public Service, City of Lakewood, in 1912; Masonic affiliations, member Lakewood Lodge, Cunningham Chapter, Forest City Commandery; director and vice pres. Lakewood Masonic Temple Co.,...

Biographical Sketch of Herman E. Dove

Dove, Herman E.; automobile business; born, Port Huron, Mich., Dec. 14, 1875; son of James H. and Winifred Dove; educated Alpena, Mich., High School; married, Lansing, Mich., Feb. 28, 1906, Ursula E. Ackerman; corporal Company B, 33rd Mich. Volunteers; service in Cuba in 1898; five and one-half years in clothing business in Alpena, Mich.; started as errand boy and left as head salesman; was called out from there for service in the Spanish-American War; in October, 1899, left the clothing business, engaging in the manufacture of sugar with the Bay City Sugar Co.; in this business until 1908, removing from Bay City to Lansing in 1901, to take a position with the Lansing Sugar Co., later known as The Owosso Sugar Co.; as the sugar business did not offer a large field for advancement, went with the Buick Automobile Co. of Flint, Mich.; still connected with the company as mngr. Cleveland Branch; during the automobile panic of 1910, resided in Salt Lake City, taking charge of the Randall-Dodd Co.; handled their business for 15 months, putting it on a safe and sane basis, and it still exists as a prosperous distributing agency; returned to Flint, Mich., in October 1911, and from there came to Cleveland, taking the management of the Cleveland branch of the Buick Motor Car Co.; Mason, Knights of Pythias and Y. M. C. A. affiliations, member Automobile and Business Men’s Club of the Y. M. C. A. Recreations: Hunting, Fishing and General Out-Door...

Biographical Sketch of Edward W. Dissette

Dissette, Edward W.; attorney-at-law; born, Nov. 3, 1867; son of Judge Thomas K. and Sara Fisher Dissette; educated, public schools, Cleveland, Brooks Military Academy, Cleveland Law School and Baldwin University; married, Ashtabula, O., Feb. 21, 1888, Ruth D. Morgan; two children, Ruth M., and Thomas K., Jr.; city claim agt., 1895-1899; member Cleveland Grays, 1887-1891; 2nd lieut. 5th Ohio Infantry, 1886-1899; served with that regiment during the Spanish American War, as 2nd lieut.; Republican nominee for judge of the Municipal Court, 1911; actively engaged in law practice, since 1902; regarded as authority on law of legal property and taxation; director Macoban Realty Co., Nichols Hat Co.; sec’y Blaine Mining & Reduction Co.; member Cleveland, and Ohio State Bar Ass’ns; member firm Dissette, Dissette & Dissette; member Woodward Lodge, No. 505, F. & A. M., and Military Order of Foreign Wars; member Colonial and Tippecanoe...

Biographical Sketch of Herbert Leland Davis

Davis, Herbert Leland; physician and surgeon; born, Cleveland, Oct. 31, 1871; son of J. F. and Annie Benbow Davis; educated, public and high schools and Cleveland Medical College; married, Cleveland, Dec. 10, 1901, Mammie E. Randall; one son, Randall Leland Davis, born May 29, 1903; surgeon Medical Corps, N. G.; served as capt. from February, 1902, to March, 1912; served in Spanish-American War, and Cuba; medical inspector public schools; one of ‘Lae founders; entered the medical profession, April 6, 1898; member Academy of Medicine, Ohio State Medical Society, American Medical Ass’n, Cleveland Medical Library; director Central Friendly Inn, Neighborhood Settlement House, and Associate Charities; member City Club and Chamber of Commerce; member Housing Committee of...

Biographical Sketch of William Elmer Crofut

Crofut, William Elmer; wholesale rubber; born, Syracuse, N. Y., Sept. 5, 1874; son of Elmer Burr and Hattie A. Davis Crofut; educated in public and private schools of Syracuse and Syracuse University; married, Concord, N. H., Dec. 5, 1899, Ruth Paul; one son, William E., Jr., served in 141st N. Y., Spanish-American War; came to Cleveland, October, 1899, as manager of a mercantile agency; three years later engaged as sec’y and treas. Ohio Rubber Co., remaining with the firm until September, 1905, when he organized the Forest City Rubber Co., continuing as president-treasurer and gen. mgr. since; member Mayfield Country Club, Chamber of Commerce, Credit Men’s...

Biographical Sketch of Clifford W. Fuller

Fuller, Clifford W.; lawyer; born, Garrettsville, O., Feb. 6, 1864; son of Sherman W. and Flora R. Case Fuller; educated, Garrettsville public schools, Allegheny College, Meadville, Pa., A. B., M. A. and Ph. D. pro merite; capt. 10th O. V. I., war with Spain; admitted to the Ohio bar, 1890; practiced law in Cleveland since 1891; sec’y The Cleveland & Youngstown R. R. Co.; sec’y and treas. Willowick Country Club; director The West Ninth Co., The Shaker Vineyards Land Co., and The Sedgwick Land Co.; sec’y Terminal Bldg. Co.; trustee The H. B. Hurlburt Trust for Art; member Phi Gamma Delta, and Union, Mayfield, Country, Athletic, University, Rowfant, and The Willowick Country Clubs. Recreations: Big Game Hunting and...

Biographical Sketch of Dudley Jackson Hard

Hard, Dudley Jackson; secretary; born, Wooster, O., April 4, 1872; son of Curtis V. and Adeline Jackson Hard; educated, University of Wooster, A. B., 1893; married, St. Louis, Mo., Nov. 18, 1903, Mildred J. Hopkins; two children; First Lieut. Troop A. 1906-1910; Adjutant First Squadron Ohio Cavalry 1910, First Lieut. Co. J, 8th O. V. I., War with Spain, Spanish-American War in campaign against Santiago; sec ‘y and treas. The Cleveland Light & Power Co.; vice pres. The Wooster Electric Co.; director Ohio Chemical Mfg. Co.; member Military Order of Foreign Wars, Society of the Army of Santiago, Chamber of Commerce, Beta Theta Pi Fraternity, Rotary, University, Union, Hermit, and Chagrin Valley Hunt Clubs. Recreations: Tennis and...

Biographical Sketch of William Oscar Haldy

Haldy, William Oscar; dentist; born, Cleveland, April 19, 1875; son of Frederick L. and Anna (Buschman) Haldy; D.D. S., Western Reserve University, 1S96; married, Columbus, Oct. 2, 1902, Emogene L. Peters; issue, one son and one daughter; served in Spanish-American War as quartermaster-sergeant, Battery A, 1st 0. V. A.; member Troop A, Cleveland, 13 years; pres. W. R. U. Dental Alumni Ass’n, 1899-1912; member Psi Omega (dental), United Spanish War Veterans, Veteran Ass ‘n, Troop A, K. of P., Rotary, Cleveland Athletic, and Highland Park Golf Clubs, National Dental Assn, National Dental Protective Ass’n. Recreations: Golf and...
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