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Location: Brooklyn Ohio

Biographical Sketch of Tyler W. Brainard

Brainard, Tyler W.; merchant; born, Brooklyn, O., Nov. 19, 1848; son of George W. and Delight Hall Brainard; educated, district school in the village of Brighton; enlisted in the army in 1864, so that ended his school days; married, Ashtabula, O., Oct. 15, 1872, L. Adella Puffu; one daughter, Mabel; was elected to city Council for one term in 1884; traveling salesman for Tuller, Warren & Co., from 1872-1875; in 1876, engaged in the wall paper and decorating business, on Pearl Street; still in the business; was charter member in organizing the Brooklyn Heights Cemetery; was 1st. vice pres. for 19 years; pres. the board of trustees, Brooklyn Heights Cemetery, in 1886; pres. for one year Cuyahoga County Soldiers and Sailors Ass’n; member Memorial Post, G. A. R., No. 141, since 1880; has held different offices; member Masonic Lodge Halcyon, No. 498; also Forest City Commandery, No....

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Biographical Sketch of George A. Tinnerman

Tinnerman, George A.; banker; born, Hessen, Germany, April 10, 1845; emigrated with his parents to this country, in 1847, locating in Brooklyn, O., later in Lindale; three years later, removed to Cleveland, where he has resided ever since; educated, common schools, learned the tinner’s trade, and engaged in the hardware and stove business on Lorain St.; pres. The Lorain St. Savings Bank; owner The Tinnerman Range Work; manufacturing Ohio...

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Biographical Sketch of Joseph Ralph Poe

Poe, Joseph Ralph; civil engineer; born, Brooklyn, O., Aug. 10, 1877; son of Joseph Charles and Elizabeth Dundas Smith Poe; educated, Cleveland public schools, Case School of Applied Science, degrees of Bachelor of Science, 1901, and Civil Engineer, 1905; married, Cleveland, Sept. 7, 1904, Ottilia Ida Obert; issue, Joseph M. Poe and Ida O. Poe; 1897, employed by City of Cleveland helping to lay out City Park System along Rockefeller Parkway and Shaker Heights; with Brown Hoisting Machine Co., designing and detailing several large coal and ore-handling installations, including a coal unloading crane for the Panama Canal; with The Forest City Steel & Iron Co., on several large mill and office buildings, including the Rockefeller Bldg.; with Wellman-Seaver-Morgan Co., as chief draughtsman of structural dept., on coal and ore-handling machinery; has had personal supervision of one 100-ton Floating Crane, two 150-ton Floating Cranes, four beam and four Chamber Cranes for the United States Government at Panama; member American Society of Civil Engineers, Cleveland Engineering Socity, Chamber of Industry, and Lakewood Tennis Club. Recreation: Racing of Homing...

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Biographical Sketch of William Oberdoerster

Oberdoerster, William; bottling works; born, Brooklyn, O., Jan. 13, 1875; son of William and Victoria Fingele Oberdoerster; educated, public schools; married, Parma, O., June 28, 1898, The three and one-half years with the Annhausser Malt Tonic Co., and the same time with the Sylla Bottling Works; founded the firm of Oberdoerster & Henkel, in June, 1905; in 1909, bought Mr. Henkel’s interest in the business, and has successfully conducted the business since; bottling Renner’s, Akron beers and Eastern ales and stouts; member Woodmen of the World, Loyal Order of Moose; member Heights Marnnuchor, The Gesmar Club. Recreations: Bowling and...

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