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Biographical Sketch of Charles E. Alden

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Alden, Charles E.; attorney-at-law; born, Middlefield, O., Dec. 18, 1875; son of Edward H. and Hercy Dunham Alden; educated, Hiram College; degree of A. B. 1901; legal education at the Cleveland Law School and W. R. U., finishing in 1905; admitted to the Bar that year; married, Brunswick, O., Dec. 25, 1902, Ina May Gibbs; issue, Marcella Eugenia Alden age 5, and John Butler Alden age 3 years and 9 months; in Jan. 1906, formed partnership with E. J. Hopple, firm of Alden & Hopple; in 1909 firm changed to J. M. Cullough, firm of Alden & Hopple; in 1909 firm changed firm and with H. H. Knapp and C. P. Magee formed the firm of Alden, Knapp & Magee, for the general practise of law; member Ohio State Bar Ass’n, member Cleveland Chamber of Progress, and the 22nd Ward Democratic...

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Biographical Sketch of Thomas Hubbard Bushnell

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Bushnell, Thomas Hubbard; lawyer; born, Burton, O., Aug. 17, 1856; son of Ebenezer and Julia Baldwin Bushnell; public school and university education, B. A. 1882, M. A., 1885, Western Reserve College (now Western Reserve University, Adelbert college); married, Columbus, O., Oct. 23, 1889, Sophia Ballard; issue, five children; with Union Rolling Mill Company, this city, 1882-1885; admitted to bar, 1885; practiced law in Cleveland one year, in Hurley, Wis., 1886-1896; and in Cleveland since, except while judge of the Cuyahoga County Insolvency and Juvenile Court, during parts of 1904 and 1905; member Cleveland, Ohio, and American Bar Associations; Delta Kappa Epsilon; Cleveland Chamber of Commerce; Union, University and Country Clubs; trustee Cleveland Humane...

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Biographical Sketch of Herbert V. Barnes

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Barnes, Herbert V.; manager; born, Huntsburg, O., Sept. 18, 1869; son of Virgil T. and Ella Cummings Barnes; educated, district schools, Huntsburg, and New Lyme Institute, New Lyme, O.; married, Huntsburg, Sept. 20, 1892, Anna L. Barnes; one son, Earl H. Barnes; worked on his father’s farm until he was married; then engaged in farming for himself for 5 yrs.; came to Cleveland in March, 1898; was employed by the Brumelage Co., wholesale butter, eggs and cheese dealers; has had charge of sales force and was a stockholder and director until April, 1908; then went in with The Public Hand Laundry, as mgr.; still serving in that position; director the Crystal Creamery Co.; member Hough Mens’ Club; vice pres. Cleveland Laundrymen’s Club; member executive committee of the Geauga County Assn of...

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Biographical Sketch of William Wayne Chase

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Chase, William Wayne, sec’y White Sewing Machine Co.; born, Geauga County, O., Nov. 19, 1872; son of Charles E. and Annette S. Ellis; educated in Cleveland public schools; married, Cleveland, Sept. 12, 1893, Edna E. Thomas; issue, Kathryn, Russell, Charles; married, Cleveland, March 5, 1907, Reba Neff; issue, Ruth, June; began work with White Sewing Machine Co., as bookkeeper, May, 1892; became sec’y, 1905; member Chamber of Commerce, Cleveland Credit Men’s Ass ‘n, Archwood Congregational Church, Brooklyn lodge F. & A. M.; Webb chapter, R. A....

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Biographical Sketch of George Harry Foote

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Foote, George Harry; milk dealer; born, Hamden, Geauga County, O., Nov. 16, 1887; son of E. C. and Della Thompson Foote; educated, public and high school; married, Cleveland, Nov. 22, 1911, Lilliam May Willis; born on the home farm and worked the place until 1905; sales solicitor for the Bell Telephone Co. for two years, then bought a milk route in the East End, and is now engaged in running that; his father, Edward C. Foote, was a native of Aurora, Portage County, O., born in 1858, and came to Hamden in 1893; member school board and trustee of Warrensville township; pres. of Chagrin Falls Fair for eight...

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Biographical Sketch of Chalmer G. Geodes

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Geodes, Chalmer G.; sheet metal contractor; born, Liberty, Trumbull County, O., Dec. 25, 1871; son of James and Minerva McGeehon Geddes; district school education, Troy, Geauga County, O.; married, Cleveland, March 8, 1899, Lilon A. Bliss; two daughters, Helen and Hazel; learned the machinist trade at the Warner & Swasey Co., and for seven years followed the sheet metal branch of the trade; in 1900, formed a partnership with C. R. Bliss, con-ducting a general hardware store at Burton, O.; in the fall of 1903, moved their business to Glenville, O., and engaged in the furnace and sheet metal business; in 1911, sold out the hardware business, and Mr. Bliss retired; Mr. Geddes is now running the sheet metal business, has also done some real estate business; built the first four-family apartment house in Glenville; on the official board of the Glenville Christian Church for ten years, and a trustee for five years; his mother died when he was 4 years old and he was raised on a farm in Geauga county and came to Cleveland when he was...

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Biographical Sketch of Frederick Augustus Henry

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Henry, Frederick Augustus; lawyer; born at Bainbridge, Geauga county, O., June 16, 1867; son of Charles Eugene and Sophia Marcia Williams Henry; A. B., Hiram College, Ohio, 1888; A. M., LL. B., University of Michigan, 1891; married, Louise Adams, of E. Smithfield, Pa., Jan. 25, 1893; in law practice at Cleveland, 1891-1905; judge Circuit Court of Ohio, 1905; prof. law, Western Reserve University, 1894-1911; pres. trustees, Hiram College; trustee Cleveland Y. M. C. A.; pres. Ohio State Y. M. C. A.; Republican; member Disciples of Christ; prem. Cuyahoga County Sunday School Ass’n; chairman Cleveland. Committee Laymen’s Missionary Movement; member New England Historical and Genealogical Society, Cleveland Council Sociology, Philosophical Club, Cleveland, New England Society, Loyal Legion, Sons of Veterans, Phi Deta Phi. Clubs: Union, University, Nisi Prius, Tippecanoe, Western Reserve, Chamber of Commerce. Author: Henry Family Record (genealogy),...

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Biographical Sketch of William Wallace Ludlow

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Ludlow, William Wallace; treas. CoOperative Stove Co.; born, Chardon, O., April 22, 1858; son of L. C. and Helen Stafford Ludlow; married, Dec. 25, 1882, A. A. Stafford; married, Feb. 21, 1893, M. E. Wilson; married July 14, 1902, M. A. Logan; two daughters, Catherine M., and Mira E.; thirty-five years with CoOperative Stove Co., clerk, supt., auditor and treas.; resident of Cleveland fifty years; member Board of Education, Cleveland...

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Biographical Sketch of Emmet J. Strong

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Strong, Emmet J.; hardware; born, Huntsburg, O., Jan. 31, 1862; son of Lyman and Ludia Curtis Strong; educated, public schools and Austinburg; married, June 7, 1893, Lenora Goodwin; issue; two sons, Lester, 17, and Stuart, 9; in 1893, organized The Curtiss Steel Roofing Co., located at Niles, O.; in 1900, reorganized and enlarged the business, moving to Zanesville, O., building a sheet and steel mill, operating under the name of The Muskingum Valley Steel Co.; in 1902, sold out in the above company, and came to Cleveland, purchasing an interest in the J. M. and L. A. Osborn Co.; connected with this firm as vice pres. and director; member Chamber of Commerce, Y. M. C. A., and Hough Avenue Congregational...

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Biographical Sketch of Frederick Baldwin Senter

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Senter, Frederick Baldwin; mnfr. of lubricating oils; born, Bedford, O., April 6, 1864; son of John and Jane Boyle Senter; educated, common and high school and Spencerian Business College; married, Middlefield, O., Dec. 25, 1889, Kate Donaldson, one daughter, Margaret, and one son, Talmadge; took active part in Bedford civic improvements; promoted establishment of public water works, and sewerage system after graduation started in oil business and continued in same until he established the Franklin Oil & Gas Co., of Bedford and Cleveland; capitalized at $200,000; most modern plant for producing highgrade cylinder oil, engine oil and boiler compounds; organized The Bedford Supply Co., general merchandise; Bedford Board of Trade, raising membership from 6 to 125; pres. and gen. mgr. The Franklin Oil & Gas Co.; his father came to Northfield township, in Summit county, from Londonderry, Ireland, in 1840, and took up a section of land still owned by the family; trustee Bedford Baptist Church; member Bedford Board of Trade, Cleveland Chamber of Commerce, Automobile Club, Golden Rod Lodge, Knights of Pythias, Bedford. Recreations: Hunting and...

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Biographical Sketch of Walter E. Newcomb

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Newcomb, Walter E.; orthodontist; born, Parkman, O., Aug. 2, 1879; son of Wallace E. and Ada Moore Newcomb; Ohio State University Doctor of Dental Surgery, 1902; married, Columbus, O., April 28, 1906, Louise P. Ruggles; one son and one daughter; graduate Angle School of Orthodontia; member Ohio State Dental Society, Cleveland Dental Society, Northern Ohio Dental Society, and Professor of Orthodontia, Western Reserve University, 1908-1000; member Xi Psi Phi Fraternity; belongs to Euclid, Athletic, and Gun Clubs, and Lakewood Yacht...

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Biographical Sketch of Eugene L. Patchin

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Patchin, Eugene L.; dentist; born, North Newbury, 0., Feb. 13, 1860; son of Capt. Levi and Eliza Hayes Patchin, Jr.; common school education; married, Rock Creek, O., 1881, Ella M. Slabaugh; issue, Mable E., born July 8, 1883, and Erie M., born June 2, 1889; studied dentistry, and received the right to practice in 1881; practiced in Lorain, Huron and Richland counties and Cuyahoga county; has been in Cleveland, twenty-seven years; his son is now associated with him; served four years in Cleveland Cadets; honorably discharged in 1889; member Lookout Camp, Sons of Veterans; one of the vice-commanders and officiate as delegate-at-large; member Cleveland Dental Society, and Northern Ohio and Ohio State Dental Societies; member National Union (Cleveland Council); member and officer in Plymouth Church, and Men’s Club; member Cleveland Quoit...

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Biographical Sketch of Maynard Hale Murch

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Murch, Maynard Hale; dealer in securities; born, Chardon, Ohio, Nov. 3, 1874; son of Maynard Hale and Lucy Marion Stephison Murch; Adelbert College, Western Reserve University, class 1899, Ph. B.; married, March 22, 1905, Leah Mildred Daggett; issue, one son, Maynard Hale Murch, III; editorial staff Plain Dealer, 1898-1902; 1902-1909, employed by banking houses in bond and investment departments; 1910, organized the Maynard H. Murch Co.; sec’y and director Maynard H. Murch Co.; member Alpha Delta Phi, and Hermit...

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Thomas Jefferson Todd of Nebraska

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Thomas Jefferson Todd6, (Caleb5, Gideon4, Gideon3, Michael2, Christopher1) born March 11, 1803, at Fairfield, Herkimer County, N. Y., died Aug. 10, 1880, at Plattsmouth, Neb., married May 12, 1830, Mary Smith at Kiantone, Chautauqua County, N. Y. In the year 1832, they removed to Jamestown, N. Y.; in 1836 they went to Geauga County, Ohio; thence in 1839 to Carrol County, Ohio; then in 1841 they went to De Wittville, N. Y., to the farm originally owned by Caleb Todd and which was bought by him from the Holland Land Company, and which farm is now owned by Chautauqua County and is occupied as a County Poor Farm. In 1844, they removed to Monroe County, Ohio; thence in 1847 to Owen County, Ind., where he bought 80 acres of old growth timber land, which was cleared off by his sons Frederick P. and Ami B. Todd. While he was living in Indiana, he was generally engaged in erecting large hotels and mills for the manufacture of flour. He practiced medicine three years while residing in Monroe County, Ohio. In the year 1857, he moved with two ox teams across the States to Nebraska, having been fifty-five days in making the journey, landing on the East bank of the Missouri River, May 25, 1857, soon crossing over...

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Biographical Sketch of John F. Scott

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now John F. Scott, attorney at law, Mattoon; was born in Geauga Co., Ohio, A. D. 1844; his early life was spent upon the farm, and his experiences those common to a farmer’s soil; at the age of 16, he became a student in the Eclectic Institute (now Hiram College), at that time presided over by Gen. J. A. Garfield; here he remained one year; returning home, he engaged in farming one year, and subsequently engaged in teaching; in 1866, he entered the Commercial College in Poughkeepsie, N.. Y., remaining eight months; he next engaged in the sale of territory for patent rights; in 1868, he again engaged in farming; in March, 1869, he came West to located in Mattoon, and was engaged in life, fire and accident insurance till 1874; he then came into the office of H. S. Clark, and resumed his legal studies; in April, 1875, he entered the graduating class of the Ohio State and Union Law College, of Cleveland, from which he graduated in July, following; on his return, the legal firm of Clark & Scott was formed, and he has since devoted himself to his profession. He was married in 1868, to Sophia E. Clark, a native of Ohio; has two children – Earl C. and Montague W. In 1872, he...

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