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Biographical Sketch of Benedict Crowell

Crowell, Benedict; mining engineer; born, Cleveland, O., 1870; son of William and Mary Benedict Crowell; educated St. Paul’s School, Concord, N. H., and Yale University, 1891; married, Cleveland, 1904, Julia R. Cobb; two children, Florence Cobb Crowell and Benedict Crowell, Jr.; pres. Crowell & Sherman Co., The Tavern Club and Wetherbee Concentrator Co.; director Associated Investors Realty Co., and National City Bank; senior partner Crowell & Murray; member American Institute of Mining Engineers; N. Y., Lake Superior and Canada; American Society for Testing Materials; American Chemical Society; California Miners Ass ‘n; Ohio Society of New York; member Tavern, Union, Mayfield, Country, Athletic, Cleveland Gun, Chagrin Valley Hunt, and Gentleman’s Driving Clubs, all of Cleveland; and the Ottawa Shooting Club, University Club, New York City; University Club, Chicago; University Club, St. Paul, Minn., and Yale Club, New York...

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Biographical Sketch of Hubert Bruce Fuller

Fuller, Hubert Bruce; lawyer, author; born, Derby, Conn., June 15. 1880; son of Robert Bruce and Harriet A. Prentice Fuller; A. B., Yale, 1901; A. M., 1904, LL. M., 1903, Columbian (now George Washington) University; awarded Cobden Club medal (England), 1901; married, Florence B. Dennis, of Chanute, Kan., May 25, 1910; practiced law at Cleveland since 1903; sec’y to Senator Theodore Burton (q. v.), since 1909; Republican; member S. A. R.; Phi Sigma Kappa, Cleveland Chamber of Commerce, Council of Sociology, Western Reserve Historical Society. Author: The Purchase of Florida, 1906; Tax Returns in Ohio, 1907; The Speakers of the House, 1909. Contributor to magazines on legal, historical and sociological...

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Biographical Sketch of Horatio Ford

Ford, Horatio; banker; born, Cleveland, June 23, 1881; son of H. Clark and Ida M. Thorp Ford; educated, Cleveland public schools, Central High, Yale University, A. B., Western Reserve University, LL. B.; married Cleveland, May 7, 1908, Ella A. White; issue, three sons, H. Clark II, Andrew, Thomas Windsor; admitted to bar, 1906; cashier Garfield Savings bank, 1907-1909; see’y same institution, 1909-1913; director and sec’y Ford-McCaslin Co.; director and vice pres. Star Electric Co.; director and vice pres. New Amsterdam Co.; director and sec’y Bankers’ Realty Co.; sergeant, Troop A, O. N. G.; vice pres. American Institute of Banking, vice pres. Cleveland Council, Boy Scouts of America; member Zeta Psi, Phi Delta Phi, Chi Delta Thata, Yale Alumni Ass’n, Union, Chagrin Valley Hunt and Singers’...

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Biographical Sketch of Orlando Hall

Hall, Orlando; mngr. of estates; born, Summit county, O., Sept. 28, 1855; son of Orlando and Sophia Towne Hall; educated, private schools, Cleveland Academy, Greylock Institute, Williamstown, Mass.; graduated from Yale in 1877, B. A.; studied law with Judge R. P. Ranney; took a course of law lectures for one year, and completed law studies in Columbia Law School, New York City; admitted to the bar in 1880, and began the practice of law in Cleveland; withdrew from the practice of law to devote time to private interests; owner of large property in Akron, which has been allotted; Republican; member Delta Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, Yale and Union, Tavern, Country and Roadside Clubs, Cleveland; University and Yale Clubs, New York...

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Biographical Sketch of Edwin Victor Hale

Hale, Edwin Victor; banker; born, Cleveland, Aug. 1, 1869; son of Edwin B. and Susan C. Hoyt Hale; educated, Yale University, A. B.: married, Detroit. Mich., July 19, 1899, Florence Clark; children, E. V. Hale, Jr., Florence and Constance; teller Western Reserve National Bank, 1892-1898; asst. see’y and treas. American Trust Co., 1898-1899; treas. The Citizens Savings & Trust Co., 1899-1903; vice pres. The Citizens Savings & Trust Co., 1913; director The First National Bank; member the Union, Tavern, Roadside Country, and Willowick...

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Biographical Sketch of Robert Hunter McKay

McKay, Robert Hunter; lawyer; born, Cleveland, 1885; son of Robert and Agnes Hunter McKay; educated, Adelbert College and Yale University; early schooling at South High School, and Spencerian Business College; married, Cleveland, April 26, 1910, Jessie K. Jones; one son, Hunter J. McKay; member law firm George R. and Robert H. McKay, sec’y and director The Information Co.; sec’y and director M. K. Patent Development Co.; director and legal advisor The Western Reserve Adjustment Co.; director and sec’y American Remedies Co.; director and sec’y Reserve Coal & Timber Co.; director Associated Investment Co.; director and pres. The Doty McKay Co.; director The Cleveland Sales Co.; director and treas. Huston Brick & Clay Co.; member Bar Ass’n and Law Library; member Alpha Tau Omega, and Theta Nu Epsilon Fraternities; Book and Gavel Society (Yale), Blue Lodge and Chapter of Masons, Knights of Pythias and Elks; member Yale Masonic Club, Three K Club, Western Reserve Kennel Club, and Cleveland French Bull Dog...

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Biographical Sketch of Edward Belden Greene

Greene, Edward Belden; banker; born, Cleveland, July 26, 1878; son of John E. and Mary E. (Seymour) Greene; educated, Yale University, B. A., 1900; married, Cleveland, Nov. 18, 1908, Helen Wade; issue, one daughter, Helen W. Greene, born Nov. 12, 1911; enlisted in Troop A, 1st Squadron, Ohio Cavalry, November, 1900, and resigned as 2nd lieut. February, 1912; began work with Cleveland Trust Co. in 1900, immediately after graduation from College, rising through the grades of messenger, clerk, teller and secretary to the vice presidency; director Wade Realty Co., vice pres. and director Ohio Chemical Mnfg. Co.; director National Discount Co.; sec ‘y and director City & Suburban Realty Co.; treas. and trustee Babies Dispensary and Hospital, trustee Humane Society, and Alumni Board of Yale University; member Alpha Delta Phi, Yale (Wolf Head), Union, University, Athletic, Tavern, and Country Clubs (Cleveland); Chagrin Valley Hunt Club, Gates Mills, and Yale Club of New...

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Biographical Sketch of Addison Hills Hough

Hough, Addison Hills; broker; born, Cleveland, May 23, 1869, son of Alfred B. and Ada Rhodes Hough; educated, Brooks Military Academy and Yale, graduating in 1890; in various departments of the Brush Electric Co. until 1895; went into partnership with C. A. Otis, as Otis, Rough & Co., iron, steel and commission business; firm changed; went into brokerage business with Mr. Otis, firm name Otis & Hough; connected with various other business enterprises; member Chamber of Commerce, Psi Upsilon, and the Scroll and Keys Senior Society, Yale; member Second Presbyterian Church, Union, Tavern, and Country...

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Biographical Sketch of Frank Rufus Herrick

Herrick, Frank Rufus; lawyer; born, Cleveland, April 26, 1864; son of Gamaliel E. and Ursula Andrews Herrick; graduate of Yale University, A. B., 1888; married, Auburn, N. Y., Oct. 7, 1891, Josephine Pomeroy; issue, Theodore Pomeroy, April 1, 1893, Sherlock Andrews, May 4, 1896, Josephine Ursula, Aug. 1, 1897; admitted to bar in October, 1890, starting in office of G. E. & J. F. Herrick; firm of Herrick & Hopkins formed 1893; for years on faculty of Law School of Western Reserve University, at one time having course in Torts and later the course in Public Service Companies; director and for time sec’y Childrens’ Fresh Air Camp; member Delta Kappa Epsilon, Chamber of Commerce, Country, Union and University...

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Biographical Sketch of Allyn Fitch Harvey

Harvey, Allyn Fitch; transportation; born, Cleveland, Feb. 3, 1871; son of Henry Allyn and Mary Williams Harvey; educated, Cleveland public schools, private tutor, Yale, 1893, A. B.; in 1894, began work with Pickands Mather; remained until the spring of 1901; when Steel Corporation was formed, took position as asst. to the gen. mngr. Pittsburgh Steamship Co. at that time, appointed asst. gen. Mngr. of above company, in 1902; is still with them; director Provident Steamship Co., Cleveland Folding Machine Co., Lake Carriers Ass’n, and vice pres. American Fabric Belting Co.; trustee Babies’ Dispensary and Hospital; member Shipmaster’s Ass’n, American Iron & Steel Institute, Chamber of Commerce; member Union, Tavern, Country, Mayfield, Chagrin Valley Hunt, Clubs, Clevelands, and Yale Kitchi Gammi (Duluth), and Northland Country Club, Duluth. Recreations: Golf, Cross Country Riding, Shooting, Racquets and Squash (in...

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Biographical Sketch of John Gould Jennings

Jennings, John Gould; treas. The Lamson & Sessions Co.: born, Cleveland, Sept. 28, 1856; son of John Giles and Caroline Read Conkling Jennings; educated, Central High School, Cleveland, and Yale University, class of 1878; married, Cleveland, Jan. 23, 1884, Lillian M. Lamson; one son, Isaac Lamson Jennings, Jan. 14, 1885; bookkeeper Wilcox, Treadway & Co. (now Peck, Stow & Wilcox Co.), 1880-1882; bookkeeper Melton Mining Co., Grizzly Flat, Cal., 1883; since 1883, treas. The Lamson & Sessions Co.; sec’y The Johnston & Jennings Co.; director The Ferry Cap and Set Screw Co.; pres. Clifton Club Co.; trustee Cleveland Federation for Charity and Philanthropy and Riverside Cemetery Ass’n; pres. Pilgrim Congregational Society; member Union, Clifton, Lakewood Yacht, Westwood Golf, and Tippecanoe Clubs. Cleveland Chamber of...

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Biographical Sketch of Robert L. Ireland

Ireland, Robert L.; with M. A. Hanna & Co.; born, Stratford, Conn., Aug. 20, 1867; son of John B. and Adelia Duane Ireland; educated, Stamford, Conn., Newburgh, N. Y., and Yale, graduating in 1890; married, May 2, 1894, Kate Benedict Hanna; issue, Robert Livingston Ireland, Jr., born Feb. 2, 1895, and Elizabeth Ireland, born Oct. 30, 1898; business career, with the Cleveland Hardware Co., Hackney Bicycle Co., Globe Iron Works, Ship Owners Dry Dock Co., Cleveland Dry Dock Ca.; instrumental in the consolidation of the shipbuilding interests of the Great Lakes; organization being known as the American Ship Building Co.; was vice pres. until 1903; partner in the firm of M. A. Hanna & Co.; identified and officially connected with many corporations; member advisory board of The Citizens Savings & Trust Co., and the Cleveland Trust Co.; member Union, Tavern, Athletic. Hunt, Roadside, Gentleman’s Driving, and Mayfield Country Clubs, of Cleveland, and University, and Yale Clubs, New York...

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Biographical Sketch of John Henry Lotz

Lotz, John Henry; head worker Alta Social Settlement House; born, Carrollton, O., Dec. 2, 1872; son of Daniel S. and Ella Hill Lotz; educated, Mt. Hemron Boy’s School, 1894; Williams College, 1898; Union Theological Seminary, 1904; post-graduate study, Columbia University; married, Middlebury, Conn., Aug. 17, 1904; May Louise Waters; one son; taught St. Paul’s School, Garden City, L. I., 1898-1901; director Bethany Memorial Boy’s Club, New York City, 1901-1904; since 1904 head of Alta House Settlement; member Grargoyle, Williams College, Chamber of Commerce, and City Club, Cleveland. Recreation:...

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Biographical Sketch of Arthur Baldwin Williams, Jr.

Williams, Arthur Baldwin, Jr.; real estate and law; born, Glen Ridge, N. Y., April 11, 1874; son of Arthur B. and Ida L. Harrison Williams; educated, Yale University, A. B., 1898; Cleveland Law School, LL. B., 1912; married, Scranton, Pa., June 5, 1901, Emma M. Hanley; admitted to Ohio bar, June, 1912; sec’y College Dept., International Committee of Y. M. C. A., 1901-1904; sec’y Central Dept., Cleveland Y. M. C. A., 1904-1907; general agt. The Cleveland Humane Society, 1908-1913; special lecturer in sociology, Western Reserve University, 1912-1913; Green, Cadwallader, Long Co., real estate, 1913; member Ohio State Bar Ass’n; life member Cleveland Associated Charities; sec’y Western Reserve Child Welfare Council; sec’y Ohio Federation of Humane Societies; member Yale Alumni Ass’n of Cleveland; Chamber of Commerce, Council of Sociology; fraternities, Beta Epsilon, Alpha Chapter, Delta Phi Delta, Alpha Chapter, Psi Upsilon Beta Chapter. Recreations: Hunting and Fishing, Camping, bird study and general outdoor...

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Biographical Sketch of Edward Mason Williams

Williams, Edward Mason; mnfr.; born, Cleveland, Nov. 9, 1871; son of Edward Porter and Mary Louise Mason Williams; educated, Yale, A. B., 1893; married, Cleveland, Oct. 11, 1899, Mary Raymond; issue, four children, Hilda, Madeline, Edward Porter and Mary Raymond; member City Charter Commission, 1913; began with the Sherwin-Williams Co., in September, 1893; supt. of their factory in Montreal, Can., November, 1895 to October, 1897; then returned to Cleveland; director The Sherwin-Williams Co., Laurence Paint Co., Ozark Mining & Smelting Co., Cleveland Box Co., Superior Savings & Trust Co.; member National Geographic Society; pres. Childrens’ Fresh Air Camp; vice pres. Federation of Charities and Philanthropy; chairman Charities Committee of Cooperation; director Chamber of Commerce; member executive committee American Electric R. R. Mnfrs. Ass’n; member National Child Labor Ass’n; National Society for the Prevention of Infant Mortality; member Union, Athletic, Tavern, Mayfield, Country, Cleveland Country, Rowfant, Chagrin Valley Hunt, Cleveland Gun, and University...

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