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Biographical Sketch of George Bartol

Bartol, George; gen. mgr. The Otis Steel Co.; born, Lancaster, Mass., May 16, 1857; educated in the public schools and graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in 1877, degree of B. S.; began career with the Otis Steel Co. in 1879, starting as chemist; elected gen. mgr. in 1898; pres. Colonial and Warner Realty Companies; director of First National Bank; interested in other corporations; member Union, University, and Civil Engineers Clubs; Republican. 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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Biographical Sketch of Amos N. Barron

Barron, Amos N.; manufacturer; born, Charlestown, Mass., Aug. 24, 1866; son of Henry and Elana Barron; educated, Prescott Grammar School, Charlestown, Mass.; Boston Latin School, Boston, Mass.; Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.; married, Cleveland, Feb. 11, 1908, Jane Carson; one year with The General Electric Co. in Lynn, Mass.; and for one year with one of their sub-companies in Chicago and New York; then entered the employ of The National Carbon Co., in 1894, as traveling representative; after 5 yrs. was made mgr. of the Noblesville, Ind., works; came to Cleveland to assist the general mgr. in supervision of the various factories of the company; was made factory mgr., and last year asst. gen. mgr. of the company; member American Institute of Electrical Engineers, Board of Education, Y. M. C. A., and Chamber of Commerce; member Masonic Order; member Union, Harvard, Country and Rowdant Clubs, of Cleveland; and Niagara Club, of Niagara Falls, N. Y. Recreations: Golf and...

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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...

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Biographical Sketch of William Erastus Cushing

Cushing, William Erastus; lawyer, born, Cleveland, Sept. 23, 1853; son of Henry Kirke and Betsy Maria Williams Cushing; educated Western Reserve College, A. B., 1875; Harvard Law School, LL. B., 1878; married, Pittsfield, Mass., June 4, 1884, Carolyn J. Kellogg; served a number of years as member of Ohio State Board of Commissioners on Uniform Laws, member law firm Cushing Siddall & Lamb; trustee University School, Adelbert College, First Presbyterian...

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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 Robert Heywood Fernald

Fernald, Robert Heywood; engineer; born, Orono, Me., Dec. 19, 1871; son of Merritt Caldwell (q. v.) and Mary Lovejoy Heywood Fernald; brother of Merritt Lyndon F. (q. v.) ; B. M. E., Maine State College, 1892; Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1892-1893; M. E., Case School Applied Science, 1898; A. M., Columbia, 1901, Ph. D. 1902; married, Catherine Mason Coupland, of Boone, Ia., June 27, 1905; instr. 1893-1896; asst. prof. 1896-1900, Case School Applied Science; prof. mech. engineering, Washington University, 1902-1907; prof. mech. engineering, Case School Applied Science, since Sept. 1, 1907; engr. in charge technologic branch, United States Geological Survey, Sept. 1, 1904-July 1, 1910; consulting engr., fuel div., Bureau of Mines, since July 1, 1910; contributing papers to technical journals and to reports United States Geological Survey and Bureau of Mines, member American Society Mechanical Engineers, Society Promotion Engineering Education, American Society Testing Materials, Cleveland Engineering Society, Cleveland Chamber of Commerce; club: University; Congregationalist;...

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Biographical Sketch of Howard Parmelee Eells

Eells, Howard Parmelee; manufacturer; born, Cleveland, June 16, 1855; son of Dan P. and May M. Howard Eells; A. B., Hamilton College, 1876; en B., Harvard University, 1877; married, Cleveland, April 20, 1881, Alice Maude-Overton; issue two children; second marriage, Cleveland, Nov. 11, 1889, Maud Stager; issue, five children; Republican; pres. 1896-1911, and now chairman of board, Bucyrus Company, manufacturers of dredges, steam shovels, etc.; said company furnishing three-fourths of the excavating machinery used in the construction of the Panama Canal; pres. Atchison & Eastern Bridge Co., Chicago Drop Forge & Foundry Co., Harlan Stone Co., New England Bldg. Co.; director Superior Savings & Trust Co., and National City Bank, Cleveland, and Portland Cement Co., Sandusky, O.; pres. National Metal Trades Ass’n, 1909-1910 (trustee 190S-1912), treas. and trustee Cleveland Humane Society; treas. Cleveland Protestant Orphan Asylum, and Western Reserve University; University School, Lake View Cemetery Ass’n Childrens’ Aid Society, Second Presbyterian Church, Cleveland Art School; member Alpha Delta Phi Fraternity and Union, University, Country, Tavern, Roadside, Athletic, Rowfant, Chagrin Valley Hunt, Mayfield Country Clubs, of Cleveland; Chicago Club, Chicago; University and Alpha Delta Phi Clubs, New...

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Biographical Sketch of Max Hilman

Hilman, Max; merchant; born in 1875; educated, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; married, St. Louis, Mo., 1906, Helen Schwab; two children; for twelve years, mgr. and vice pres. the Emerson Elm Mfg. Co., St. Louis, Mo.; since 1908, vice pres. and treas. The Lindner Co., Cleveland; vice pres. and treas. The Wadsworth Co., Akron, O.; vice pres. and treas., The Wadsworth Stone Co., Cleveland; and vice pres. The Gruby Co., Logansport, Ind.; member The Chamber of Commerce, the Advertising Club, Oakwood, and City...

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Biographical Sketch of George F. Gund

Gund, George F.; brewer; born La Crosse, Wis., April 5, 1855; educated, public school, La Crosse, Wis., and Northwestern University, at Watertown, Wis.; one son, George, graduated from Harvard, 1909; now residing in Seattle, Wash.; one daughter, Agnes, who attended The Mittelberger, Hathaway-Brown and Briar-Cliff Schools; served in the city council at La Crosse, Wis., for three years, at the age from 22 to 25; member (three years) Governor’s Guard, La Crosse, Wis.; business career: Six years with the Batavian Bank, La Crosse, Wis.; sec’y and treas. the John Gund Brewing Co. of La Crosse, until 1880; when he moved to Seattle, Wash., and purchased an interest in a brewing concern there; three years later, the Seattle brewing concerns became the Seattle Brewing & Malting Co., of which he was pres. until 1897; in the spring of 1897, came to Cleveland and purchased the Jacob Hall Brewing Co., which, on Jan. 1, 1900, was changed to the Gund Brewing Co.; pres. and treas. The Gund Brewing Co.; director, Broadway Savings & Trust Co.; Woodland Ave. Savings & Trust Co., Cleveland Life Insurance Co., and The Realty & Rental Co.; past pres. Cleveland Brewers Board of Trade; past pres. and trustee Ohio Brewers Ass’n; past trustee four years and for many years member labor committee of the United States Brewers Assn; member Iris Lodge, No. 229, Webb Chapter, No. 14,...

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Biographical Sketch of Isador Grossman

Grossman, Isador; lawyer; born, St. Ivan, Hungary, July 13, 1880; son of Jacob and Louisa (Farkasch) Grossman; Cleveland public schools, Central High School, Harvard College, A. B., 1902, Harvard Law School, LL. B., 1904; married, St. Louis, Mo., January 9, 1911, Adele Seasongood; one son, James Grossman, born, April 8, 1912; associated with Judge A. W. Lamson, 1904-1906; formed law partnership with Henry B. Howells, 1906, still continuing; attorney for Legal Aid Society, 1906-1911; member firm Howells and Grossman; sec’y and director The Chandler Motor Car Co.; director The Grossman Drug Co.; director The Merit Pharmacal Co.; director The Cragin Realty Co.; director The Page Realty Co.; member executive committee of The Legal Aid Society; trustee of The Council Educational Alliance; trustee of Camp Wise; member Phi Beta Kappa Fraternity, Harvard; member Excelsior, Obiter, City, and Advertising Clubs, and the Chamber of...

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Biographical Sketch of Albert Younglove Gowen

Gowen, Albert Younglove; born, Cleveland, May 8, 1883; son of Caleb and Gertrude Younglove Gowen; educated, Harvard College, 1907; married, Cleveland, June 2, 1909, Margaret Huntington Smith; one daughter, born July 7, 1910; went to public schools, Cleveland, studied at University School for six years; later attended St. Paul’s School, Concord, N. H., going from there to Harvard College; at completion of college course, started to work in the stone quarries of the Kelly Island Lime & Transport Co., at Kelly Island, O.; remained there six months; then came to the main office in Cleveland, and has been there ever since; vice pres. Lehigh Portland Cement Co., Cleveland Macadam Co.; treas. Cleveland Builders Supply Co.; asst. treas. Kelly Island Lime & Transport Co., pres. Iceless Refrigeration Co.; member Union, Athletic, Tavern, Cleveland Yacht, University, Automobile, Country, and Clifton Clubs, and Chamber of...

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Biographical Sketch of James Humphrey Hoyt

Hoyt, James Humphrey; lawyer; born, Cleveland, Nov. 10, 1852; son of James Madison and Mary Ella Bebee Hoyt; educated, public schools, Hudson Academy, one year Western Reserve University, two years Amherst College, graduated, Brown University in 1874, graduated, Harvard Law School, LL. B. 1877; married, June 17, 1884, Jessie P. Taintor; issue, one daughter, Katherine Boardman and one son Elton II.; formed law partnership with H. S. Sherman, firm name, Sherman & Hoyt; later Willey, Sherman & Hoyt, and then Sherman, Hoyt & Sherman, Hoyt & Dustin; now firm name is Hoyt, Dustin, Kelly, McKeehan & Andrews; gives attention to civil practice; prominent Republican; nominated candidate for Governor in 1895; member Union, Tavern, Country, Euclid, Roadside, Mayfield Golf, and University Clubs, of Cleveland; Corinthian Yacht, New York Yacht and Metropolitan Clubs, New York City; noted as brilliant after dinner...

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Biographical Sketch of Paul Howland

Howland, Paul; congressman; born, Jefferson, O., Dec. 5, 1865; son of W. P. and Esther Elizabeth Leonard Howland; A. B., Oberlin College, 1887, A. M., 1894; LL. B., Harvard, 1890; married, Jessie F. Pruden, of Burghill, O., Jan. 18, 1905; practiced at Jefferson, 1890-1894; at Cleveland, since 1894; senior member law firm of Howland, Moffet & Niman; member 60th, 61st, and 62d Congresses (1907-1913), 20th Ohio Dist.; Republican; 2d lieut., 1st Ohio Cav. in Spanish-American...

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Biographical Sketch of Evan Henry Hopkins

Hopkins, Evan Henry; lawyer; born, Johnstown, Pa., Nov. 4, 1864; son of David J. and Mary Jeffreys Hopkins; A. B., Adelbert College, 1889; LL. B., Harvard, 1892; married, Frances P. M. Shain, of Cleveland, Dec. 27, 1892; admitted to bar, 1891; in practice at Cleveland since 1892; member law firm of Herrick & Hopkins; member faculty and registrar, 1892-1895, dean law dept., 1895-1910, Western Reserve University; member and sec’y Cleveland Public Library Board, 1892-1898; member Board Park Commissioners, Cleveland, 1900-1901; Presbyterian; Republican; contributor to legal publications; member University...

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Biographical Sketch of Guerdon Stearns Holden

Holden, Guerdon Stearns; sec’y Hollenden Hotel Co.; born, Cleveland, Dec. 9, 1881; son of Liberty E. and Delia Elizabeth Bulkley Holden; educated at University School, Cleveland, Worcester Academy, Harvard University (A. B., 1904); married, Springfield, Ill., June 3, 1911, Elinor Chase; sec’y Hollenden Hotel Co., director Plain Dealer Pub. Co.; member Phi Beta Kappa, Chamber of Commerce, Country, University, and Harvard...

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