Location: Geneva Ohio

Biographical Sketch of Warren Hervey Cowdery

Cowdery, Warren Hervey; mfgr.; born, Perry, O., May 21, 1853; son of Lyman Hervey and Sarah Holmes Cowdery; educated, High School, Painesville, O.; married, Geneva, O., Sept. 19, 1878, Hattie Kelley, two sons and two daughters; at 21 years of age, sec’y The Geneva Tool Co.; organized The Ashtabula Tool Co. in 1880; was sec’y and treas. of the company until 1902, then became 1st vice pres. of The American Fork & Hoe Co.; became pres. of the Company in 1908; pres. The National Handle Co.; trustee Hiram College; Ohio Christian Missionary Society; member Willowick Country Club. 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 Robert Ogden Rote

Rote, Robert Ogden; railway engineering; born, Geneva, O., March 22, 1871; son of R. O. and Orra A. Blakeslee Rote; educated, Geneva Normal School, 1889; married, Ashtabula, June 6, 1893, Harriet Louise Lowe; one daughter, Charlotte Louise Hardway; entered service of Michigan Central R. R. in 1889, after three years, came to L. S. & M. S. R. R., and has been with the company since that time; now asst. chief engineer; member The American Railway Engineering Ass’n and The Cleveland Engineering Society; member Cleveland Tennis Club, and Euclid, and Shaker Heights Country...

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