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Biographical Sketch of William Nicholas Hailmann

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Hailmann, William Nicholas; educator; born, Glaris, Switzerland, Oct. 20, 1836; son of William Alexander and Babette Hailmann; educated, Gymnasium, Zurich, and with tutor; studied in Medical College, Louisville, Ky., 1855-1856; (hon. A. M. University of Louisville, 1864; Ph. D., Ohio University, 1885); married Eudora Lucas, of Louisville, Dec. 24, 1857 (died 1904); 2d Helena Kuhn, of Detroit, Dec. 25, 1907; teacher of natural sciences, Louisville High Schools, 1856-1865; director German and English Academy, Louisville, 1865-1973; director German and English Academy, Milwaukee, 1873-1878; director German-American Seminary, Detroit, 1878-1883; supt. public schools, La Porte, Ind., 1883-1894; nat. supt. of Indian schools, 1894-8; supt. of instruction, Dayton, O., 1898; head dept. psychology, Chicago Normal School, 1904-1908; prof. history of education, Cleveland Normal Training School since Sept. 7, 1909. Author: Outlines of a System of Object Teaching, 1866; History of Pedagogy, 1870; Kindergarten Culture, 1872; Letters to a Mother, 1876; Early Education, 1878; Primary Helps, 1884; Primary Methods, 1887; Application of Psychology to Teaching, 1887; Froebel’s Education of Man, 1890; Constructive Form-Work, 1901; The English Language, 1902; The Laurel Primer, 1903; etc. Editor: Erzichungsblatter, 1870-1883; Kindergarten Messenger and New Education,...

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Biography of William Perry Horton

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Horton, William Perry; dentist; born, Pittsfield, Vt., Oct. 23, 1832; son of Dennis and Nancy B. McClellan Horton; educated in Wallingford, Vt.; preparing for college at Castleton Seminary; taught district school for seven years; in October, 1844, came to Cleveland, and in 1845, entered Oberlin College; after a year’s literary course took dental course in study under Dr. George B. Minor and Dr. Ferris at Milwaukee, Wis.; married, Elyria, O., Oct. 28, 1851, Louisa Chase of Maine; issue, two sons, William P. Jr., and Milton Chase, both residents of Cleveland; married, second time, Oct. 21, 1897, Miss Margaret Stroup of Pennsylvania; during dental study in Milwaukee, spent the winter months in school teaching; in 1851 returned to Oberlin and acted as manager of a department store till 1851; then spent six months more with dental firm in Milwaukee and was given certificate of qualification for the practice of dentistry; opened an office in Oberlin in 1852; removed to Cleveland and opened an office with the late Dr. Benjamin Stickland; in 1857, opened an office alone in Chapin’s Hall, present site of Williamson Bldg; identified with the dental profession in Cleveland, being dean of the profession; active in the various dental societies and associations; was the third pres. of the Ohio State Dental Society; also pres. of...

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Biography of Vernon H. Branch

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Vernon H. Branch of Wichita has had a successful career as a banker in Kansas covering a period of more than thirty-five years. In that time he has been officially identified with a number of important banks in different parts of the state, but is now concentrating all his efforts along the line of investment banking, and is one of the reliable investment bankers of Kansas. He came to Kansas when a youth. His birth occurred at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, February 3, 1863, but when he was two years of age his parents removed to Orwell, Vermont, his father’s childhood home. In that part of New England he spent his early childhood and youth until he was eighteen, and acquired a substantial common school training. In December, 1881, Mr. Branch arrived at Concordia, Kansas, and became bookkeeper for the Cloud County Bank. Two years later he became its cashier, but resigned in 1886 to become secretary of the Security Investment Company at Cawker City in Mitchell County. From there moving to Beloit in the spring of 1900, he was a hardware merchant of Beloit a year, and then became a stockholder, director and cashier of the First National Bank of Beloit. Since the summer of 1903 Mr. Branch has been a resident of Wichita. Acquiring stock in...

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Biographical Sketch of Emil F. Kraus

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Kraus, Emil F.; insurance; born, Milwaukee, Wis., April 22, 1877; son of Michael and Margaret Casper Kraus; educated, public and high schools, Milwaukee, Wis.; married, Milwaukee, Wis., June 29, 1904, Clara L. Steiner; in June, 1892, began as office boy for The Northwestern National Insurance Co., at Milwaukee, Wis.; transferred to Minneapolis, in July, 1907, as special agt. for Minnesota, North and South Dakota; appointed mgr. of Cleveland Branch, December, 1908; member Athletic...

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Biographical Sketch of J. K. Turner

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Turner, J. K.; editor; born, Chicago, 1863; son of J. K. and Ellen Brady Turner; educated, common schools, three years; married, Milwaukee, Wis., 1896, May Grace Schiffman; issue, three children; pres. The Manufacturers’ Information Bureau Co.; editor The Mediator Magazine; owner The Mediator Printery; member Chamber of Commerce, Geauga County Farm Improvement Ass’n, Cleveland Humane Society; member the following: The Square Deal Club, The American Academy of Political and Social Science, The American Civic Association, American Geographical Ass’n, National Society for the Promotion of Industrial Education, National Educational Ass’n; member Colonial, Tippecanoe, and Automobile...

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Biographical Sketch of Walter G. Stern

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Stern, Walter G.; physician (orthopedic surgeon); born, Chattanooga, Tenn., Dec. 6, 1874; son of Bernard and Theresa Ehrmans Stern; educated, Adelbert College, B. A., W. R. U., Medical College, M. D., University of Vienna; post graduate course, Royal General Hospital, Vienna; married, Milwaukee, Wis., May 27, 1903, Lora B. Baer; issue, two children, Bernard and Marjorie; orthopedic surgeon, Children’s Fresh Air Camp, 1902-1908; Mount Siana Hospital, 1902; Cleveland Jewish Orphan Asylum, 1903; lecturer on Orthopedic Surgery at the Cleveland College of Physicians and Surgeons, of Ohio Wesleyan University, 1903-1911; chairman of the Clinical Pathological section of the Cleveland Academy of Medicine, 1907; also pres. of the German Medical Society, Cleveland; fellow of the American Orthopedic Ass’n; fellow of the American Medical Ass’n; member of the Central States Orthopedic Club; sec’y medical staff, Mt. Siana Hospital, 1902-1910; orthopedic surgeon for the Orphaned Infants’ Home, Cleveland, 1903; honorary member, Erie County, Pa., Medical Society; pupil of Prof. Adolph Lorenz, orthopedic surgeon, Royal General Hospital, Vienna; member Excelsior Club,...

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Biographical Sketch of Oscar Richard Schmidt

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Schmidt, Oscar Richard; dealer and mnfg. violins; born, Markneukirchen, Oct. 3, 1887; son of E. Reinhold and Augusta Lederer Schmidt; educated, first grade public schools in Markneukirchen, and business college in Meissen; 1902-1904, clerk in the employ of F. Louis Reilich, Meissen; 1904-1906, E. Rheinhold Schmidt, Markneukirchen, as salesman; 1907-1909, bookkeeper, Wm. Frankfurth Hardware Co., Milwaukee, Wis.; 1910, started in violin business with his brother, as the Schmidt Bros. Co., in Philadelphia, Pa.; moved to Cleveland, December, 1910; partner Schmidt Bros. Co.; member of Germania Turnverein...

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Biographical Sketch of George C. Simpson

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Simpson, George C.; insurance; born, St. Paul, Minn., Jan. 5, 1874; son of William H. and Sarah M. Cheetham Simpson; educated in Milwaukee, Wis., public schools; married, Milwaukee, June 25, 1901, Blanche Rogers, June 25, 1901; issue; one son, George Rogers, born Nov. 29, 1906; first lieut. Light Battery A, W. V. Artillery, 1898; bank clerk, Milwaukee, 1891-1895; fire insurance since 1895; Northwestern Nat’l Ins. Co., 1895-1903, beginning with office work, then state agt. and mgr. in Cleveland, 1900-1903; local mgr. Royal Ins. Co., 1903-1911; sec’y the O. M. Stafford, Goss, Bedell Co. since 1911; Mason; member Mayfield Country Club and Military Order of Foreign...

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Biographical Sketch of Ernest M. Post

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Post, Ernest M.; insurance; born, Avoca, Louisiana, Sept. 1, 1862; son of Ralph B. and Ellen Deming Post; educated, Norwalk, Conn., and Hanover, Va.: married, Milwaukee, Wis., March 27, 1894, Alice C. Paine; 1882 to 1892, connected with the firm of R. B. Post & Son, wholesale grocers, New Orleans; in 1892, entered the employ of The Mutual Life Insurance Co. of New York, in New Orleans; was transferred to Milwaukee, Wis., in 1893; in 1903, was made mgr. of the company for the territory of Northern Michigan and Northern Wisconsin; the following year, was put in charge of the company’s interests in Indiana, with headquarters in Indianapolis; was appointed mgr. for Northwestern Ohio, in 1907; member Euclid, and Athletic Clubs, and Chamber of...

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Biographical Sketch of William Banks Rogers

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Rogers, William Banks; clergyman; born at Cincinnati, Dec. 7, 1857; son of Joseph Hill and Mary Rose (Mcllvain) Rogers; academic and collegiate course St. Xavier’s College, 1869-1875; St. Stanislaus Seminary, Normal, Florissant, Mo., 1875-1879, Woodstock College, Maryland, philosophy, science, 1879-1881; Louvain, Belgium, metaphysics, ethics, 1881-1882; Woodstock College, theology, 1887-1891; taught English and classics, St. Ignatius College, Chicago, 1882-1884; St. Xavier’s College, Cincinnati, 1884-1887; ordained Roman Catholic priest, 1890; perfect studies, St. Xavier’s College, Cincinnati, 1891-1892, Marquette College, Milwaukee, 1893-1895, St. Louis University, 1896-1898; pres. Marquette College, 1898-1900, St. Louis University, 1900-1908; resigned February, 1908, on account of ill health; in 1903, secured Marion-Sims-Beaumont College of Medicine, St. Louis, as medical department, St. Louis...

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Biographical Sketch of Rev. Francis T. Moran

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Moran, Rev. Francis T.; D. D., LL. D.; pastor St. Patrick’s Catholic Church; born, Valparaiso, Indiana, Feb. 16, 1865; son of Peter and Katherine Kelleher Moran; educated at St. Paul’s Grammar School, Valparaiso; St. Francis Seminary, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; St. Charles College, Baltimore; St. Mary’s Seminary, Cleveland; ordained a priest Dec. 19, 1888, when 23 years of age; has traveled extensively in the United States, Canada, Mexico, West Indies, Europe and the Orient; for a number of years a lecturer; has done much writing for leading Catholic magazines, as well as miscellaneous writing; pastor of one of the largest Catholic parishes in Cleveland, with large school, finely equipped club house, etc.; prominent in civic work of the city; treas. Catholic Educational Ass’n of U. S.; member Civic League, Chamber of Commerce, Chamber of Industry, Associated Charities, Humane...

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Crow, Phil – Obituary

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Phil Crow, a 23-year resident of Olympia, Wash. died May 14, 2007. He was 62. Mr. Crow was born Sept. 14, 1944, in Milwaukee, Wis. to Henry and Mary Greenwood Loades, Sr. He graduated from Joseph High School in 1962 and attended Spokane Community College as well as General Motors University of Automotive Management. He was the Service Director for Chevrolet, General Motors, and Honda. Prior to residing in Olympia, Mr. Crow lived in Joseph, Spokane and Walla Walla, Wash. and Enterprise. In he married Diane Farris in Enterprise in 1981. His many hobbies included gardening, grapes and tomatoes, shrimping, crabbing, fishing, hunting, woodworking, mentoring and all things regarding automobiles. He enjoyed “his” squirrels, the Seattle Mariners, traveling and exploring new places, and playing with his grandchildren. Mr. Crow held memberships in the Beacon Point Community including the Elks Club, and was a member for many years with the Chevrolet Division of “Only the Best” club. Mr. Crow is survived by wife Diane; his children: Shawn Farris-Crow of Sherwood, Brian Lewin of Stillman Valley, Ill., Patrick Crow of Boise, Idaho, Dionne Evans of Hay, Wash., and Staci Cenis of Forest Grove and seven grandchildren: Amanda, Nathan, Connor, Taylor, Caroline, Cole, and Henley. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m., May 18, at the Masonic...

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Tuttle, J. E. – Obituary

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Death of J. E. Tuttle J. E. Tuttle, of Union, was found unconscious at this home Thursday, Oct 12, at about 11 o’clock, after a few moment’s abasence of members of the family. Dr. Cromwell, the family physician, was called and found Mr. Tuttle suffering from paralysis, and he grew worse until about 1:30, when he died. Mr. Tuttle leaves a wife and four children-Floyd, Walter, Winifred and Ola Tuttle-two of whom (Walter and Winifred) were absent at the time of Mr. Tuttle’s death. J. E. Tuttle was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, March 28, 1845, and came to Oregon with his parents in 1854, settling in the Williamette Valley, where he was married. In 1883 he came to Union, where he has since resided. The funeral took place Friday afternoon, Nov. 18, at 2 o’clock, from the Presbyterian Church, of which Mr. Tuttle was a member, services being conducted by Rev. J. H. Barton. undated newspaper item Contributed by: Larry...

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Ettie E. Todd West of Milwaukee WI

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now WEST, Ettie E. Todd7, (Sylvester H.6, Dan5, Charles4, Gideon3, Michael2, Christopher1) born Sept. 1, 1855, married May 10, 1881, James E. West, at Afton, Iowa, by Rev. Mr. Plastead. In 1911, she resided at 501, 21st Street, Milwaukee, Wis. Children: I. (???). II. (???). III. (???). IV. (???). V....

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Timm, Erna Marie Mrs. – Obituary

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Erna Marie Timm, 100, a former Baker City resident, died Dec. 25, 2005, at Milwaukee, Wis. Her memorial service will be Friday at Harder Funeral Home in Milwaukee, Wis. Internment will be Saturday at Cedarburg, Wis. Mrs. Timm made her home with her son and daughter-in-law, Glenn and Peggi Timm of Baker City, for more than 15 years. She attended the Assembly of God Church and was a frequent visitor at the Senior Center in the 1970s and 1980s. She grew to love Baker City for the many trees and her ability to walk anywhere in town. Survivors include her sons and daughters-in-law, Glenn and Peggi Timm and Richard and Carol Timm of Baker City and Thomas and Christine Timm and Earl Timm, and special daughter-in-law, Judith Timm of Milwaukee, Wis.; 15 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry; and her daughter, Carol. Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, December 30, 2005 Transcribed by: Belva...

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