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Biographical Sketch of Julius French Janes

Janes, Julius French; pres. and gen’l mgr. Standard Steel Castings Co.; born, Erie, Pa., Sept. 24, 1877; son of Herman and Julia (Williams) Janes; educated, Brooks Military Academy, University School, Phillips Andover Academy, Andover, Mass.; graduated from Yale in 1902; married, Nov. 11, 1904, Ruth Hawkins; issue, one son, Julius French; in sales dept. the Bourne-Fuller Co., three years; salesman with Morgan Lithograph Co.; appointed to joint management of sales dept. and treasurer in 1908; established Standard Steel Castings Co., 1912; member Calvary Presbyterian Church, Hermit and Euclid Clubs. Recreations: Golf, Tennis, Fishing and Motoring. 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 Francis Joseph Wing

Wing, Francis Joseph; judge; born North Bloomfield, Trumbull County, O., Sept. 14, 1850; son of Joseph Knowles and Mary (Brown) Wing; educated, Phillips Academy, Andover, and Harvard University, 1868-18i 1; married Mary Brackett Remington, of Cleveland, Sept. 25, 1878; admitted to Ohio bar; asst. United States district attorney, Northern District of Ohio, 1880-1881; judge Court of Common Pleas, Cuyahoga County, O., 1899-1901; United States district judge, Northern District of Ohio, 1901-1905 (resigned); member Delta Kappa...

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Biographical Sketch of Charles Franklin Thwing

Thwing, Charles Franklin; university pres.; born, New Sharon, Me., Nov. 9, 1853; son of Joseph P. and Hannah M. (Hopkins) Thwing; A. B., Harvard, 1876; graduated Andover Theological Seminary, 1879; (S. T. D., Chicago Theological Seminary, 1889; LL. D., Marietta, 1894, Illinois College, 1894, Waynesburg, 1901, Washington and Jefferson, 1902, Kenyon, 1910); married Carrie F. Butler, Sept. 18, 1879 (died, April 24, 1898); 2d, Mary Gardiner Dunning, Dec. 22, 1906; ordained congregational ministry, 1879; pastor North Ave. Church, Cambridge, Mass., 1879-1886, Plymouth Church, Minneapolis, 1886-1890; pres. Western Reserve University and Adelbert College, since 1890; associate editor Bibliotheca Sacra since 1884. Club: University. Author: American Colleges Their Students and Work, 1878; The Reading of Books, 1883; The Family (with Mrs. Thwing), 1886; The Working Church; Within College Walls; The College Woman, 1894; The American College in American Life; The Best Life; College Administration, 1900; The Youth’s Dream of Life; God in His World; If I Were a College Student, 1902; The Choice of a College, 1901; A Liberal Education and a Liberal Faith, 1903; College Training and the Business Man; A History of Higher Education in America, 1906; Education in the Far East, 1909; History of Education in the United States since the Civil War, 1910; Universities of the World, 1911. Editor-in-chief of the Biographical History of Ohio. Contributor to magazines and speaker on educational...

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Biographical Sketch of David William Teachout

Teachout, David William; merchant; born, Cleveland, Sept. 20, 1886; son of Albert R. and Sarah Parmly Teachout; educated, Hiram College, 1908, degree of M. A.; Harvard, 1910; married, Hiram, O., June 20, 1911, Ruth Eugene Meigs, Nanking, China; one son, David William, Jr.; vice pres. and treas. The A. Teachout Co.; treas. and gen. mgr. The Edgewater Co.; sec’y The Broadway Co.; director The Coates Co.; The Big Four Milling Co., and the Teachout Sash, Door & Glass Co., Columbus; Fraternity Sigma Alpha Epsilon; member Lakewood Tennis Club, Chamber of Commerce, and University...

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Biographical Sketch of Mars E. Wagar

Wagar, Mars E.; pres. The Western Reserve Insurance Co.; born, Lakewood, O., June 24, 1858; educated, Cleveland High School; graduated, Harvard College, 1881, degree A. B., and degree A. M., 1901; Paris, Leipsic and Zurich; teacher Central High School, in 1882; for six years member the Public Library Board; has traveled extensively; pres. the Mars Wagar Realty Co.; sec’y the Sheriff St. Market & Storage Co.; member Rowfant, Roadside, and Clifton Clubs; trustee new Church of Lakewood; director the Century Club; pres. Harvard Club; politically Independent...

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Biographical Sketch of Frederick Clayton Waite

Waite, Frederick Clayton; college prof.; born, Hudson, O., May 24, 1870; son of Nelson and Cynthia (Post) Waite; graduate Western Reserve Academy, Hudson, 1888; B. Litt., Western Reserve University, Cleveland, 1892, A. M., 1894; A. M., Harvard, 1896, Ph. D., 1898; unmarried; asst. in biology, Western Reserve, 1892-1895; Morgan fellow, 1896-1897; demonstrator zoology, 1907.1908; Harvard, instructor biology, high schools, New York, 1898-1900; New York University, 1899-1900; asst. in anatomy, Rush Medical College, Chicago, 1900-1901; asst. prof. histology and embryology, 1901-1904; asso. prof., 1904-1906, prof., 1906-; sec’y of faculty, 1907-; Western Reserve University; fellow A. A. A. S.; member Association American Anatomists, American Society Naturalists, American Society Zoologists, American Microscopic Society, Boston Society Natural History, Ohio Academy Sciences, Cleveland Academy Medicine; asso. member A. M. A.; vice pres. Association American Medical Colleges, 1905-1906; member Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Omega Alpha. Club:...

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Biographical Sketch of John Royal Snyder

Snyder, John Royal; attorney-at-law; born, Stark County, O., Feb. 11, 1876; son of John J. and Maria Shearer Snyder; educated, Mt. Union, 1899, A. B., Junior Scholarship prize; Harvard, 1909, L. B.; married, Massillon, Gertrude Smith; treas. Stark County, 1902-1906; deputy county treas. 1899-1902; treas. City of Canton, 1902-1904; member B. P. O. E., No. 68, F. & A. M., I. O. O. F., No. 39; Jr. O. U. A. M., No. 60, and A. T. O. Fraternity. Recreations: Tennis, Baseball and...

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Biographical Sketch of Harvey R. Snyder

Snyder, Harvey R.; attorney; born, Mapleton, O., Oct. 17, 1880; son of John J. and Maria Shearer Snyder; educated, Harvard College, A. B., 1905; Harvard Law School, LL. B., 1908; married, Alliance, O., March 20, 1910, Mary Charlotte Bracher; issue, one daughter, Mary Katherine Snyder; practising law in Cleveland since 1909; member Masonic Societies, and Alpha Nu Chapter of Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity; member Harvard Varsity Club; coach of Western Reserve University football team seasons 1911-1912-1913 as a recreation and diversion; coached Oberlin College team...

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Biographical Sketch of Arthur Adelbert Stearns

Stearns, Arthur Adelbert; attorney; born, Olmsted, O., July 18, 1858; son of Edmund and Anna J. Marsh Stearns; educated, Buchtel College, A. B. A. M., honorary degree LL. D., Harvard Law School; issue, three children; business connections, 1884-1890, Stearns & Kelley; 1902-1904, Stearns & Chamberlain; 1904-1909, Carr, Stearns, Chamberlain & Royon; 1909, Stearns, Chamberlain & Royon; sec’y Cleveland Bar Ass’n, 1890 to 1898; 1905, pres. Cleveland Bar Ass’n; trustee Buchtel College; member Chamber of Commerce and Union Club. Author of “Stearns on Suretyship” (1903), “Annotated Cases on Suretyship”...

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Biographical Sketch of Henry Lindsay Sanford

Sanford, Henry Lindsay; surgeon; born, Boston, Mass., April 7, 1873; son of Henry Dean and Ellen Lindsay Sanford; educated, Harvard University, A. B., 1896, M. D., 1900; married, Cleveland, Mary Fairfield, Colt, March 17, 1909; asst. visiting surgeon Lakeside Hospital; pres. Cleveland Academy of Medicine; sec’y Cleveland Medical Library Ass’n; member American Medical Ass’n, and American Urological Ass’n; member University, and Mayfield...

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Biographical Sketch of Clarence E. Sanders

Sanders, Clarence E.; lawyer; born, Jacksonville, Ill., June 18, 1867; son of William and Cornelia R. Smith. Sanders; educated, Illinois College, 1889, A. B., Harvard University, 1896, LL, B.; associated with law firm of Squire, Sanders & Dempsey, since October, 1896; became member of the firm in July, 1911; member Union, Country, University, and East End Tennis Clubs. Recreations: Tennis and...

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Biographical Sketch of Minot Judson Savage

Savage, Minot Judson; Clergyman; born, Norridgewock, Me., June, 10, 1841; son of Joseph L. and Ann S. (Stinson) Savage; fitted for college, but did not take course, because of poor health; graduate Bangor Theological Seminary, 1864; (D. D., Harvard, 1896); married Ella A. Dodge, of Harvard, Mass., 1864; Congregational home missionary in California, 1864-1867; pastor, Framingham Mass., 1867-1869, Hannibal, Mo., 1869-1873; became Unitarian; pastor Third Unitarian Church, Chicago, 1873-1874, Church of the Unity, Boston, 1874-1896; minister Church of the Messiah, New York, 1896-1906; retired. Author: Christianity, the Science of Manhood, 1873; The Religion of Evolution, 1876; Light on the Cloud, 1876; Bluffton, a Story of Today, 1878; Life Questions, 18-79; The Morals of Evolution, 1880; Talk About Jesus, 1881; Poems, 1882; Belief in Good, 1881; Beliefs About Man, 1882; Beliefs About the Bible, 1883; The Modern Sphinx, 1883; Man, Woman and Child, 1884; The Religious Life, 1885; Social Problems, 1886; These Degenerate Days, 1887; My Creed, 1887; Religious Reconstruction, 1888; Signs of the Times, 1889; Helps for Daily Living, 1889; Life, 1890; Four Great Questions Concerning God, 1891; The Irrepressible Conflict Between Two World-Theories, 1891; The Evolution of Christianity, 1892: Is this a Good World? 1893; Jesus and Modern Life, 1893; A Ma, 1895; Religion for Today, 1897; Our Unitarian Gospel, 1898; Hymns, 1898; The Minister’s Handbook; Psychics. Facts and Theories; Life’s Dark Problems, 1905; Life Beyond Death, 1901;...

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Biographical Sketch of Charles Wheeler Pratt

Pratt, Charles Wheeler; engineering, civil and landscape; born, Nashua, N. H., in 1865; son of Charles W. and Sarah Ann White Pratt; early education in public schools of Boston, Mass.; attended Massachusetts Institute of Technology; married, Cleveland, 1902, Miss Frederika Bailey; in 1881, worked for E. W. Bowdich, of Boston; engaged in waterworks and sewer construction and landscape gardening; came to Cleveland in 1893, and in 1894, entered the employ of the old park board, as chief engineer; during the time all the present public parks were built: in 1900, took up private practice of his profession; designed. Ambler Heights, Euclid Heights, and the original group plan as adopted by the Chamber of Commerce; formerly member Massachusetts National Guard, Road Commissioner and Engineer in the Village of Brahanaw; member Country Club. Recreation:...

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Biographical Sketch of Albert E. Powell

Powell, Albert E.; attorney-at-law; born, Montreal Can., Nov. 9, 1874; son of Lewis T. and Mary Lyndon Powell; educated Western Reserve University (LL. B., 1899); attended Harvard Law School, 1899-1900; began practice in Cleveland in the fall of 1900; formerly in partnership with Martin A. Foran and A. J. Pierson; both are now judges of the Common Pleas Court of Cuyahoga County; is now practicing alone; member Harvard Club, Masonic Order, and Royal Arcanum, and Tippecanoe...

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Biographical Sketch of Charles Pierpont Punchard

Punchard, Charles Pierpont, Jr.; landscape architect; born, Farmingham, Mass., June 3, 1885; son of Charles P. and Mattie Blanchard Punchard; educated, public schools, Farmingham, Mass., Brookline, Mass.; special student, dept. Landscape Architecture; graduate School of Applied Science, Harvard University, 1909-1911; member Troop A, First Squadron Cavalry, O. N. G.; enlisted, May, 1912; previous to coming to Cleveland, was connected with various landscape architects in Boston, on both private and public work; partner Evans & Punchard; member American Society Landscape Architecture. Recreations: Tennis and...

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