Biographical Sketch of E. C. Balzhiser

Balzhiser, E. C.; ice industry; born, Batavia, O., Aug. 24, 1868; son of Henry and Mary Balzhiser; common school education; married in 1892, Miss Cora May Walker of Oswego, N. Y.; issue, one daughter; settled in Cleveland in 1888, entering the employ of the Knickerbocker Ice Co., as driver; by 1893 had be-come supt. of the business, which in 1893, was sold to the Forest City Ice Co.; entered the employ of the Pictet Ice Co.; first plant to make manufactured ice in the city; bought interest in the Independent Ice Co.; became director, sec’y and mgr.; in 1902, became director and district mgr. the City Ice Co., first vice pres. and director of the Company; pres. The Collinwood Ice Co.; member American Society of Refrigeration, and enthusiastic over the subject of refrigeration; chairman National Ice Carnival Exposition, held in Norfolk, Va., in 1907; three terms pres. of the Middle States Ice Producers Ass’n. Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. choose a state: Any AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE DC FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WI WY INTL Start...

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