Biographical Sketch of Chalmer G. Geodes

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 17. 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...

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