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Biographical Sketch of William George Callow

Callow, William George; merchant; born, Hudson, O., Nov. 23, 1862; father’s name, Frank Callow; educated, Cleveland public schools; married, New York City, Dec. 25, 1900, Alice M. Burns; pres. and treas. The Kennedy Co.; sec’y and treas. The Euclid Huron Improvement Co.; member Athletic...

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Biographical Sketch of Gus A. Bentz

Bentz, Gus A.; merchant tailor; born, Dayton, O.; son of Adolph and Sophia Bentz; educated, common schools, high school and book keeping course; course at Sartorial Art School, New York City; married, 1899, Fannie Levi; member Cleveland Athletic...

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Biographical Sketch of Walter A. Bellchambers

Bellchambers, Walter A.; hairdresser; born, New York City, Jan. 18, 1874; son of Robert F. and Ellen Shugg Bellchambers; educated, New York City public schools; two years at Nazareth, Pa., Military School; married, Cleveland, June 21, 1804, Maud L. Weaver; one son, F. Walter Bellchambers; came to Cleveland in 1892; in 1893, bought the business of Geo. Greenfield, which was established in 1854; Mason, Brooklyn, No. 454, F. & A. M., Hellman Chapter, No....

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Biographical Sketch of Arthur Wellesley Barber

Barber, Arthur Wellesley; attorney-at-law; born, Berea, O., Nov. 7, 1858; son of Gershorm Morse and Huldah Lavine Seeley Barber; educated, Western Reserve University, 1883, A. B. and A. M.; 1886, Columbia Law School; married, Lakewood, Dec. 22, 1896, Harriet May Wagar; four children; admitted to the Bar in 1885; member firm of Tanney & Barber and G. M. & A. W. Barber, 1885-1902; member Alpha Delta Phi Fraternity, Hudson Chapter, and Sons of...

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Biographical Sketch of Robert James Frackleton

Frackleton, Robert James; manufacturer; born, Chandlorville, Ill., 1868; educated, Illinois College, Jacksonville, B. S.; married, New York City, 1907, Constance Louise Chandler; en-gaged in banking for six years and manufacturing for eighteen years; pres. The Chandler & Price C.; director Frackleton State Bank; director The Reliance Gauge Column Co.; director The Cleveland Folding Machine Co.; member the Union, University, and East End Tennis...

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Biographical Sketch of Roger C. Enwright

Enwright, Roger C.; broker; born, Bellevue, O., and educated in the public schools, formerly connected with the McIntosh-Huntington Co., wholesale hardware as treas. and credit man; after several years spent in New York City and Reading, Pa., as manufacturer’s agents, returned to Cleveland, in 1900, and engaged in the brokerage business with Borton & Borton; member Cleveland Stock Exchange and member Board of Governors; Chamber of Commerce, Euclid, Century, and Hermit Clubs;...

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Biographical Sketch of George P. Comey

Comey, George P.; manufacturer; born, Brooklyn, N. Y., April 21, 1858; son of George P. and Clara Dean Comey; educated, Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute and Connecticut Literary Institute, at Suffield, Conn.; married, Hinsdale, Mass., June 29, 1881, Miss Nannie J. Gill; issue, seven children, Clara M., Florence L., George Lawrence, Frederick Harlan, Ralph, Harold and Robert; business career with his father and uncle in New York City, in the manufacture of ladies’ hats and straw goods for two years, came to Cleveland in 1880, and engaged in the same business with J. G. Pettee & Co.; after three years bought Mr. Pettee’s interest, and organized the firm of Comey & Johnson; Mr. Johnson died in 1905, and the firm was re-incorporated; pres. the Comey & Johnson Co., pioneer firm in Cleveland in the manufacture of women’s straw and felt hats, and one of the largest firms of its kind in the U. S.; director The First National Bank; vice pres. The American Artificial Silk Co.; member Union, Euclid and Automobile...

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Biographical Sketch of Alfred Clum

Clum, Alfred; lawyer; born, Staten Island, Sept. 26, 1863; son of William and Elizabeth A. VanDusen Clum; educated, public schools, Washington, D. C., Law School, Columbian University, of Washington, D. C., now The George Washington University, of Washington, D. C., LL. B. at graduation and LL. M. at post graduate course; married, Washington, D. C., June 2, 1886, Lizzie W. Bohrer; three children; atty. for Village of East Cleveland, from May 1, 1901, to Dec. 31, 1909; solicitor for City of East Cleveland, from Jan. 1, 1912, to Dec. 31, 1913; began Law practice in Cleveland, April, 1890, and still continues in that profession; formed the partnership of Clum & Marty, Alfred Clum and George B. Marty, located at 1430 Leader-News Bldg.; director The Cyclone Woven Wire Fence Co.; professor of equity and evidence at Cleveland Law School of Baldwin University; trustee East Cleveland Presbyterian Church; member Chamber of Commerce; Cleveland. Council of Sociology; associate member The Academy of Medicine of Cleveland; associate member the Cleveland Real Estate Board; member the City and Tippecanoe Clubs; taught school at High Bridge, N. Y., 1883-1884; by Civil Service examination, entered U. S. Pension Office at Washington, D. C., and was detailed as special examiner in 1885, and stationed in Ohio, coming to Cleveland in...

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Biographical Sketch of Frank B. Carpenter

Carpenter, Frank B.; atty. and general counsel The N. Y., C.& St. L. R. R. Co.; born, Oberlin, O., July 17, 1866; son of John D. and Charity G. Lester Carpenter; educated, Oberlin College, A. B., 1888, and Columbia Law School; married, Morrison, Ill., June 3, 1890, Edna Woods; one daughter, Florence, and two sons, John and Edward; 1901 to 1912, assistant general counsel for The N. Y., C. & St. L. Ry. Co.; in 1912, appointed general counsel for the same road; administrator and trustee of the estate of W. J. Gordon, since 1903, succeeding Hon. Samuel E. Williamson, at the time of the latter’s death; general counsel N. Y. C. & St. L. R. R. Co.; pres. The W. J. Gordon Realty Co.; director The Edgewater Land Co., and The Goshen Coal Co.; member auxiliary board, The Guardian Savings and Trust Cc.; member Ohio Bar Assn, Union and Mayfield...

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Biographical Sketch of Wilbur Dunham

Dunham, Wilbur; real estate development; born, Columbus, O., Jan. 30, 1885; son of John M. and T. Anna Cross Dunham; educated, Taft School, Watertown, Conn.; Andover Academy, Andover, Mass.; Yale University, New Haven, Conn.; married, Columbus, O., Oct. 17, 1906, Marian M. Hobart: two daughters, Ann Elizabeth, born 1909, and Aileen, born 1913; real estate allotment and building development business since leaving college in 1904, in Columbus, O., and New York City, and Cleveland since. 1912; pres. The Wilbur Dunham Co., The Continental Realty Co; director The House Building & Investment Co.; member Delta Phi Fraternity, Yale and P. A. E. Society, Andover Academy; member Union, Athletic, and Roadside Clubs. Recreation:...

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Biographical Sketch of Harry Elmer Duff

Duff, Harry Elmer; manufacturer; born, Bloomington, Ill., July 23, 1873; son of Jos. G. and Mary Ellen Lowdon Duff; graduated from the University of Tennessee, in 1893, taking Bachelor of Arts degree; in 1902, graduated from the New York Law School, with the degree of Bachelor of Laws; in 1894, came to Ohio, and became identified in a manufacturing business, which a few years later was purchased by the American Sheet Tin Plate Co.; since that time, has been continuously associated with that corporation; local sales representative of the American Sheet & Tin Plate Co.; vice pres. Union Metal Mfg. Co.; Canton, O.; member Mt. Olive Chapter, No. 189, Royal Arch Masons; Forest City Commandery, No. 40, Knights Templar; member University, Athletic and Manufacturer’s...

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Biographical Sketch of Ralph M. Drucker

Drucker, Ralph M.; business broker, born New York City, Jan. 11, 1876; son of Louis and Augusta Drucker; educated, Bronnell and Rockwell schools, Cleveland; married, Cleveland, 1900, Miss Carrie Reilly; director The Crooks-Whigam Co.; member The Cleveland Automobile and Automobile Country Clubs. Recreations: Motoring, Baseball and...

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Biographical Sketch of Michall F. Donovan

Donovan, Michall F.; manufacturer; born, Corning, N. Y., 1863; son of John and Mary Leary Donovan; educated, Corning, N. Y.; married, Auburn, N. Y., 1905, Margaret Holmes; learned the printer’s trade, starting when 14, and worked at it for eight years, working in large cities of New York State, Syracuse, Albany, Troy and New York City; became interested in the manufacture and sale of typewriting machines in 1885; in 1892, started the making of typewriter ribbons in Cleveland; later added the making of carbon papers; see’y and treas. The Buckeye Ribbon and Carbon Co.; member Cleveland Credit Men’s...

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Biographical Sketch of Mattoon Monroe Curtis

Curtis, Mattoon Monroe; university prof.; born, Rome, N. Y., Oct. 19, 1858; son of William F. and Harriet E. (Royce) Curtis; A. B., Hamilton College, 1880; A. M., 1882; graduate Union Theological Seminary, 1883; studied University of Leipzig, 1889-1891, Ph. D., 1890; married, Emily, daughter of William Few Chrystie, of Hastings-on-Hudson, N. Y., Oct. 23, 1884; ordained Presbyterian ministry, 1883; pastor Hastings-on-Hudson, N. Y., 1883-1885; Beck-with Memorial Church, Cleveland, 1885-1888; prof. philosophy, Western Reserve University since 1891; supervisor of 13th Federal Census in Cuyahoga County, O., vice pres. Cleveland School of Art; member board managers, Western Reserve University; member American Philosophical Society, American Anthropological Society, American Academy Political and Social Science, A. A. A. S.; Royal Society Arts, London, S. A. R. Clubs: Union, University (dir.), Euclid,...

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Biographical Sketch of William F. Eirick

Eirick, William F.; born, Albany, N. Y., May 12, 1872; educated in the Albany and New York City public schools; with an export commission house, Wall St., N. Y., for several years; came to Cleveland in 1890, and entered the live stock business; commissioner of Cuyahoga county in 1903, youngest man ever elected to this position in the county; member Union, League, P. B. O. E., No. 18; treas. F. O. E , No. 125, 1902-1903; Republican; member Lutheran...

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