Location: Ann Arbor Michigan

Biographical Sketch of Eckstein Case

Case, Eckstein; sec’y and treas. Case School of Applied Science; born, Carlyle, Ill., July 9, 1858; educated public schools in 1878; entered United States Military Academy, at West Point; two years there; in 1881, came to Cleveland; studied law under the direction of Judge J. E. Ingersoll and Judge Rufus P. Ranney; entered law department, University of Michigan, graduating in 1883; admitted to the bar, but never engaged in active practice; member of school council 1903 to 1905; member Rowfant and University Clubs; and Masonic Fraternity; Republican, five years member of the executive committee of the Municipal...

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Biographical Sketch of William Louis Day

Day, William Louis; judge, born, Canton, O., Aug. 13, 1876; son of William Rufus (q. v.) and Mary Elizabeth (Schaefer) Day; graduate Williston Seminary, Easthampton, Mass., 1896; LL. B., University of Michigan, 1900; married Elizabeth E. McKay, of Caro, Mich., Sept. 10, 1902; admitted to bar, 1900, and practiced at Canton; city solicitor, 1906-1908; U. S. atty., Northern Dist. Ohio, 1908-1911; U. S. dist. judge, May 13, 1911-; Republican, Lutheran. Clubs : Hermit, Cleveland Athletic, Nisi...

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Biographical Sketch of Robert H. Dawson

Dawson, Robert H.; lawyer; born, Pontiac, Mich., March 28, 1882; son of John W. and Jean Hamilton Dawson; educated, University of Michigan, A. B., 1903, and Western Reserve University, 1909, LL. B.; married, Pueblo, Colo., Sept. 14, 1910, Miss Luna Cooper; member Phi Delta Phi Fraternity. Recreations: Baseball and...

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Biographical Sketch of Edward Chellis Daoust

Daoust, Edward Chellis; attorney-at-law; born, Defiance, O., Oct. 19, 1887; son of Charles J. and Mary Hooker Daoust; his father was a banker at Defiance, and his mother was the daughter of Judge Hooker, of Illinois; educated, Defiance High School, graduating, special student University of Michigan, 1904-1905, special student Scientific School, Yale University, 1907-1908; graduated from Yale 1909, with degree LL. B. (Nov honors); married, Cleveland, April 24, 1912, Clara Louis Bunts, daughter of Dr. Frank E. Bunts; issue, one daughter, Frances Harriet, born Feb. 12, 1913; private Troop A, First Squadron, Ohio National Guard, since 1910; entered general practice of law in Cleveland, December, 1909; in January, 1911, with John H. Price, John A. Alburn and Cary R. Alburn, formed the firm of Price, Alburn, Daoust & Al-burn; in July, 1911, Mr. Cary Alburn retired from the firm, to become Asst. U. S. Attorney, in May, 1912, was appointed United States Commissioner for Northern District of Ohio, by Judge William L. Day, serving in that capacity as incidental to his law practice; member Price, Alburn & Daoust, attorneys and counsellors-at-law; director of several corporations for which this firm acts as counsel; member Ohio Bar Ass’n, Yale Alumni Ass ‘n and Civic League, Waite Chapter of Phi Delta Phi (legal fraternity at Yale), Society of “Corbey Court” at Yale; member Chamber of Commerce and associate member of Real Estate...

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Biographical Sketch of James Elbert Cutler

Cutler, James Elbert; university prof.; born, Princeville, Ill., Jan. 24, 1876; son of Frank W. and Antonaiah (Hoag) Cutler; B. A., University of Colorado, 1900; graduate student Yale, 1900-1903; Ph. D., 1903; married, Carolena D. Sperry, of New Haven, Conn., June 25, 1903; instr. English and civic government, State Preparatory School of Colorado, 1899-1909; instr. political economy, Yale, 1903-4; instr. economics, Wellesley College, 1904-1906; asst. prof. political economy, University of Michigan, 1906-1907; asso. prof. sociology, 1907-1910, prof. 1910-, Western Reserve University; member American Economics Ass’n, American Academy Political and Social Science; American Sociological Society, National Conference Charities and Correction, American Association Labor Legislation, National Society Promoting Industrial Education, American Red Cross Society, Cleveland Chamber of Commerce. Author: Lynch Law, an Investigation Into the History of Lynching in the U. S., 1905; contbr. to reviews,...

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Biographical Sketch of Edward Brush Finch

Finch, Edward Brush; dealer in motor cars; born, Holly, Mich., Oct. 17, 1873; son of Nathaniel A. and Mary Hadley Finch; educated University of Michigan; married, Detroit, Mich., January, 1900, May Pruegs; issue, Edward B., Jr., William Roberts; member Michigan Naval Reserves and Michigan State Militia; 1900-1906, sec’y and treas. Pungs-Finch Auto & Gas Engine Co.; 1906-1908, asst. to factory mngr. and head of Technical Dept., Packard Motor Car Co., Detroit, Mich.; 1908-1910, head of Inspection and Service Divisions with The Chalmers Motor Car Co., Detroit, Mich.; July, 1910, established business dealing in Chalmer Motor Cars in Cleveland; pres. American Novelty Co.; member Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity; member Athletic, and Automobile Clubs, Cleveland, and Detroit Boat Club, Detroit,...

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Biographical Sketch of Albert Henry Fiebach

Fiebach, Albert Henry; lawyer; born, Brownhelm, Lorain County, O., Aug. 28. 1876: son of Peter and Sarah Leuszler Fiebach; educated, district schools, Oberlin Academy and Oberlin College; studied two years in the University of Michigan; returned to Oberlin for senior year, graduating in 1899; received degree of A. B.; received LL. B. degree from Harvard in 1902; married, Shenandoah, Ia., Nov. 30, 1905, Miss Louise June Bogart; admitted to the bar in December of 1902; since that time engaged in general law practice in Cleveland; member Chamber of Commerce; member of the benevolence committee of the Chamber; member executive committee of Legal Aid Society. and of the legal committee of the Associated...

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Biographical Sketch of William Gordon

Gordon, William; attorney-at-law; born, Oak Harbor, O., Dec. 15, 1862; son of Washington and Margaret Rymers Gordon; educated, public schools, Oak Harbor, O., Toledo Business College, Toledo, O., graduate and Univ. Michigan, LL. B.; married Port Clinton Sept. 12, 1893; Elizabeth N. Garnhard; issue, one son and one daughter; taught school in Ottawa County; served four years as deputy county treasurer, six years a member of Board of County school Examiners, six years as Prosecuting atty., all in Ottawa County; served as delegate to the Democratic National Convention at Chicago in 1896 from 9th Congressional District of Ohio; member Democratic State Central Committee in 1903-1904; moved to Cleveland in 1906; elected to the 63rd Congress from the 20th district of Ohio in November, 1912; pres. and member board of directors The Gordon Lumber Basket & Mnfg. Co., Oak Harbor, O.; director The National Retarder Co., Port Clinton, O.; member American Association for the Advancement of Science; ex-officio (as member of Congress, 20th district, trustee of the Andrews Institute for Girls, at Willoughby, O.); member Forest City Commandery, K. T., Thatcher Chapter, R. A. M., and M. M. in Biglow Lodge; member Past Master’s Ass’n of Cleveland. Recreation: Duck...

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Biographical Sketch of Frederick Harris Goff

Goff, Frederick Harris; banker; born, Blackbury, Ill., Dec. 15, 1858; son of F. C. and Catherine J. Brown Goff; University of Michigan, B. A., 1881; married, Cleveland, Oct. 16, 1894, Frances Southworth; issue, Fredericka, born Dee. 14, 1896; William S., born Sept. 5, 1900; Frances M., born March 22, 1903; admitted to the bar, October, 1883; member law firm Kline, Tolles & Goff, until January, 1908; since 1908, pres. Cleveland Trust Co.; director and member executive committee, First National Bank, pres. Chicago, Lake Shore & South Bend R. R.; director National Acme Co.; vice pres. Cleveland, Lorain & Wheeling R. R.; vice pres. C. T. & R. R. Co.; vice pres. A. & C. J. R. R. Co.; director The W. P. Southworth Co.; trustee Western Reserve University and Hiram House; member Michigan branch, Delta Upsilon Fraternity and Union, Country, and Rowfant Clubs,...

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Biographical Sketch of Francis J. Peck

Peck, Francis J.; engineer; born, West Farmington, O., Sept. 7, 1866; son of Dr. Allen Francis and Cordelia A. Fuller Peck; educated, public schools, Cleveland and Warren, O., Hudson Academy, Hudson, O., University of Michigan, Ph. C., B. S., E. M.; married, Elyria, O., Nov. 20, 1901, Caroline Margaret Cramer; one daughter, Helen Dorothy Peck; city chemist, Cleveland; chief engineer and mngr. Francis J. Peck & Co.; mining, chemical and mechanical engineers; director The Universal Community Mausoleum Co., and the Standard Reduction Co.; member American Association for the Advancement of Science, and The National Geographical Society; member Elks, B. P. O. E., No. 18, Commercial Travelers Ass’n, American Institute of Mining Engineers, Canadian Mining Institute, American Society for Testing Materials, Cleveland Chamber of Commerce, Athletic Club, Fraternity Alphi Chi Sigma; father with surgeon with Kit Carson all through the Civil War, with title of major...

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Biographical Sketch of Frank Higley

Higley, Frank; lawyer; born, near St. Paul, Minn., March 16, 1861; son of Aaron and Charlotte Finney Higley; educated, Cleveland Central High School, graduated, University of Michigan Law School, 1884; married, Cleveland, 1891, Carrie M. Maltby; issue, Raymond, Albert and Charles Higley; deputy clerk of Supreme Court of Ohio; practiced law in Cleveland since 1884; director The National Safe & Lock Co.; member Chamber of Commerce and Tippecanoe...

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Biographical Sketch of Frederick Augustus Henry

Henry, Frederick Augustus; lawyer; born at Bainbridge, Geauga county, O., June 16, 1867; son of Charles Eugene and Sophia Marcia Williams Henry; A. B., Hiram College, Ohio, 1888; A. M., LL. B., University of Michigan, 1891; married, Louise Adams, of E. Smithfield, Pa., Jan. 25, 1893; in law practice at Cleveland, 1891-1905; judge Circuit Court of Ohio, 1905; prof. law, Western Reserve University, 1894-1911; pres. trustees, Hiram College; trustee Cleveland Y. M. C. A.; pres. Ohio State Y. M. C. A.; Republican; member Disciples of Christ; prem. Cuyahoga County Sunday School Ass’n; chairman Cleveland. Committee Laymen’s Missionary Movement; member New England Historical and Genealogical Society, Cleveland Council Sociology, Philosophical Club, Cleveland, New England Society, Loyal Legion, Sons of Veterans, Phi Deta Phi. Clubs: Union, University, Nisi Prius, Tippecanoe, Western Reserve, Chamber of Commerce. Author: Henry Family Record (genealogy),...

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Biographical Sketch of Adrian Dwight Joyce

Joyce, Adrian Dwight; Sherwin-Williams Co., mgr.; born, Sumner, Ia., Nov. 18, 1872; son of M. H. and Anne Hotham Joyce; educated, Olivet College and University of Michigan; married, Stafford, N. Y., June 9, 1879, Anna Page; issue, Marion, born March 11, 1898, Dwight, born May 31, 1900, Dorothy, born Jan. 27, 1902, Phyllis, born July 23, 1909; lived on a farm until he was 17 years old; taught country school, after leaving home; also village school for three years, unable to finish college course because of poor health; went into the wholesale hay and grain business in Memphis, Mich., in 1898; sold out, and went to work for Swift & Co., of Chicago, developing one of their auxiliary departments; on Nov. 1, 1902, entered the employ of The Sherwin-Williams Co., as traveling salesman in Michigan; in 1904, he left the company and became sec’y of the American Wood Rim Co., at Onaway, Mich.; after a short time returned to The Sherwin-Williams Co., to become mgr. of the large City Sales Department; in 1905, made sales mgr. of The Southwestern Division of the Company, with head-quarters in Kansas City, Mo.; 1906, made district mgr., having charge of branches in Omaha, Kansas City and Dallas; in 1909, made asst. gem mgr. of the Company, with headquarters in Cleveland; 1910, made general mgr., with entire supervision of Distribution and Sales Departments; vice...

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Biographical Sketch of Wendell H. Johnson

Johnson, Wendell H.; dentist; born, Alliance, O., March 18, 1875; educated, University of Michigan, D. D. S.; married, Cleveland, Nov. 6, 1901, Bessie Compton; issue, Compton Johnson, born April 24, 1906, Elizabeth Ferris, born June 24, 1910; began practice, September, 1897; vice pres. Union Oil Co.; member Ohio State Dental Society; member Delta Sigma Delta Fraternity; member Union, and Country...

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Biographical Sketch of George Henry Wilson

WILSON, George Henry; dentist; born, Painesville, O., March 3, 1855; son of Dr. David C. and Marion (Flanders) Wilson; educated, High School, Painesville, D. D. S., University of Michigan, 1878; married Kittie, daughter of Rev. Lathrop Cooley, of Cleverland, Jan. 1, 1880; practiced dentistry, Painesville, 1878-1891, Cleveland, 1891; prof. clinical prosthetic dentistry, Cleveland University of Medicine and Surgery, 1891-1892; prof. prosthetic dentistry and metallurgy, Western Reserve University, 1892-1904; an editor Dentist’s Magazine, 1906-1909; member National Dental Ass’n; 1st pres., Cleveland Dental Library Ass’n; pres. Northern Ohio Dental Ass’n, 1887; Ohio State Dental Ass’n, 1893; Cleveland Dental Society, 1897; member Delta Sigma Delta Fraternity. Author: Manual of Dental Prosthetics, 1911; Chapter on Vulcanized Rubber as a Base for Artificial Dentures, in Turner’s American Text-Book of Prosthetic Dentistry, 1907; also many papers and articles in dental...

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