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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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Biographical Sketch of Franklin B. Richards

Richards, Franklin B.; iron merchant; born, North Andover, Mass., Nov. 12, 1862; son of Albert D. and Mary Preston Richards; educated, grammar and high school, Somerville, Mass.; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, Mass., 1884, degree S. B.; married, Cambridge, Mass., Nov. 8, 1886, Caroline A. Dimick; two daughters, Katherine E., and Dorothy; chemist Stafford Mining Co., North Stafford, Vt.; 1885, asst. chemist, Joliet Steel Works: chemist Bonner Hill Iron & Coal Co., Youngstown, O., 1886; supt. same Company, 1888; mgr. Ore Sales, Tod, Stambaugh & Co.. Cleveland; mgr. Buena Vista Iron Co., Virginia, 1890-1893; Ore Dept., M. A. Hanna Co.; 1893; mgr. Pig Iron and Ore Dept., 1894; vice pres. and director Detroit Iron & Steel Co.; treas. and director United Iron & Steel Co.; director in the following companies: Pennsylvania Iron & Coal Co., Penner Iron & Coke Co., Pittsburgh Ore Co., Cuyahoga Coal Co., Milwaukee Coke & Gas Co.; member American Institute of Mining Engineers and American Iron & Steel Institute; member Union, Country, Mayfield, Hermit, and Euclid Clubs, Cleveland; Duquesne Club, Pittsburgh, Buffalo Club, Buffalo, N. Y., Detroit Club, Detroit, Mich., University and Engineers Clubs, New York. Fond of Golf, Tennis and...

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Biographical Sketch of Hermon A. Kelley

Kelley, Hermon A.; lawyer; born, Kelley’s Island, O., May 15, 1859; son of Alfred Stow and Hannah Farr Kelley; degrees of A. B., A. M., LL. D., Buchtel College, Harvard Law School, Goettingen University (Germany); married, Cleveland, Sept. 3, 1889; Florence Alice Kendall; issue, Virginia Hutchison, Alfred Kendall, Hayward Kendall; member of law firm of Hoyt, Dustin, Kelley, McKeehan & Andrews; at one time first asst. corporation counsel of City of Cleveland; trustee Buchtel College; trustee and sec’y and treas. Cleveland Museum of Art; member Union, Country, University, Euclid, and Chagrin Valley Hunt...

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Biographical Sketch of Levi A. Johnson

Johnson, Levi A.; real estate and fire insurance; born, Cleveland, Sept. 1, 1873; son of Philander L. and Sarah M. Clarke Johnson; educated, Cleveland public schools, Phillips Academy, Andover, Mass., Sheffield Scientific School, Yale University; married, Cleveland, Oct. 24, 1911, Margaret Taylor Dodge; one son, Levi Clarke Johnson; sec’y and treas. The Johnson Realty Co.; director The Wood & Spencer Co.; member Chamber of Commerce. Cleveland Real Estate Board, Delta Psi Fraternity of Yale University; member Union, and Country Clubs; his grandfather, Levi Johnson, came to Cleveland, March 10, 1809; he built the first steamboat that sailed from Cleveland, built the first courthouse and jail in Cuyahoga County, the old government piers at the mouth of the river, and a number of lighthouses on the lakes; his father was born in Cleveland, on Superior Ave., where the Rockefeller Bldg. now stands; in 1823, he was identified with shipping on the lakes, and was a large owner of real estate in Cleveland; he died May 18,...

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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...

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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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