Location: Philadelphia County PA

Biographical Sketch of D. Edward Dangler

Dangler, D. Edward; mfr.; born, Cleveland, Feb. 23, 1858; son of David A. and J. Clark Dangler; educated in the schools of Cleveland and Philadelphia; married, Cleveland, Oct. 20, 1885, Effie M. Scofield; issue, three sons, C. S., Oct. 9, 1886, Frank, June 23, 1888, C. E., April 25, 1895; formed first company for the manufacture of gasoline stoves, 1880; has made this his business ever since; enlarged plants of the Dangler Stove Co., of which he is manager and director, from time to time; company has also taken up the manufacture of oil and gas stoves and now sell output in practically every country; vice pres. and director American Box Co., and Union Salt Co.; sec’y-treas. Wilson Realty Co.; member Union, Roadside, Country Clubs, Chamber of Commerce; six years a member of the Gatling Gun...

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Biographical Sketch of Henry Payne McIntosh, Jr.

McIntosh, Henry Payne, Jr.; real estate; born, Cleveland, Nov. 23, 1884; son of H. P. and Olive McIntosh; educated at University School, Cleveland, and University of Pennsylvania; married, Cleveland, Feb. 19, 1908, Isabel Strong; issue, two sons, Henry Payne, III, Gregory Strong; asst. real estate officer, Guardian Savings & Trust Co.; sec’y and director General Aluminum & Brass Casting Co., and Building & Investment Co.; director Standard Tool Co., Standard Welding Co., Hydraulic Pressed Steel Co.; member Union, Hermit, and Cleveland Athletic Clubs; Troop A., O. N. G., three...

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Biography of Samuel Wayne Mather

Mather, Samuel Wayne; manufacturer; born, Schuyler, N. Y., July 27, 1849; son of Asaph and Betsy Emily Davis Mather; limited education; his father was seriously injured when he was young, so could not go to school, after he was 11 years old; went to work to help support the family; worked three years in the woods burning charcoal; moved to Cattaraugus County, N. Y., with his parents and tor five years worked on his father’s farm; married, Frankville, N. Y., Sept. 6, 1887, Addie Viola Cooley; issue, five children, two living, Addie and William; his first wife died July 9, 1902; married the second time, Cleveland, Jan. 24, 1907, Lora E. Rock; two children, Arlo and Arline; came to Cleveland at the age of 22, and went into the grocery business; was in the business two and one-half years, lost all his money, and was over $2,000 in debt; but did not go into bankruptcy, but paid all his debts, dollar for dollar, with interest; worked at carpenter work till 1877; then went to Philadelphia, and manufactured a fire lighter of his own patent for one and one-half years; sold out and went to Cambridgeport, Mass.; remained there one year manufacturing the fire lighters; in 1879, sold out his patent, and returned to Cleveland, and established the Union Ladder & Washboard Works; in 1882, began making caskets to sell...

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Biographical Sketch of Harry Brinton Jones

Jones, Harry Brinton; florist; born, West Chester, Pa., Sept. 13, 1872; son of William, Jr., and Mary B. Painter Jones; educated, West Chester Friends High School and Pierce Business College, Philadelphia, Pa.; 1890-1893, apprentice to Robert Craig & Co., Philadelphia; 1894-1898, mgr. The Penroch Floral Co., Wilmington, Del.; for four months, floral artist to J. Lewis Lousie, Washington, D. C.; asst. mgr. the J. M. Gasser Co., from Oct. 9, 1899, to July 1, 1909; since then sec’y and treas. The Jones & Russel Co.; member Biglow Lodge, F. A. M., and Rotary Club; member Society of Friends; fond of general outdoor...

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Biographical Sketch of Arthur Morley Worden

Worden, Arthur Morley; manager Worden-Crawford Co.; born, Dansville, N. Y., Aug. 21, 1887; son of Charles Arthur and Jane Morley Worden; educated, University of Pennsylvania, class of 1909, B. of Econ.; director Worden-Crawford Co., and mgr. Cleveland office; member Kappa Sigma Fraternity; Hermit and Rotary...

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Biography of William Stephen McDonald

William Stephen McDonald. The distinctive fact in Doctor McDonald’s record as a physician and surgeon at Fort Scott is not the twenty-five years he has practiced there, nor even the exceptional attainments and the skill he has gained in the profession, but more than all these the spirit of service which has animated him in all his work. Such a man never measures his success by fees, but by the satisfaction of doing all he can to alleviate human suffering and by the conscientious performance of his duties to the world and humanity. Doctor McDonald is of old New England stock. He was born at Prince Edward’s Island March 21, 1853, son of Archibald and Mary A. (Bowyer) McDonald. His father, who was of Scotch parentage, was a farmer and also a contractor and builder, and died in Eastern Maine at the age of sixty-eight. The mother, who was of French Huguenot ancestors, died at Portland, Maine. Fifth in a family of eight children, Doctor McDonald gained a liberal education. He first attended the Wesleyan Boarding School at Redfield, Maine, and then entered the Wesleyan University at Middletown, where he was graduated A. B. in 1882. He received the degree Master of Arts from his alma mater in 1885. After his graduation he took the chair of Natural Science in the East Maine Conference Seminary at Bucksport, and taught...

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Biographical Sketch of Archibald W. Thomson

Thomson, Archibald W.; vessel transportation; born, Philadelphia, 1872; son of William and Isabella Wilson Thomson; educated High School, Philadelphia; University of Pennsylvania, but did not graduate; former member Troop A; nine years Pacific Coast agt. American Steel Barge Co., San Francisco and Puget Sound; in 1899, came back to Cleveland, and associated himself with The Wilson Transit Co.; pres. and mgr. The Wilson Transit Co.; director and treas. The Volunteers Transit Co., and The Thomas Wilson Land Co.; member Union, and Country...

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Biographical Sketch of Starke Seibert Saffold

Saffold, Starke Seibert; insurance; born, Mobile, Ala., March 15, 1852; son of Judge Milton J. and Martha Harrison Saffold; educated by private instructor, Graylock and Emerson Institutes; married, Philadelphia, Pa., Sept. 1, 1881, Harriet Webb; issue, one daughter, Mrs. Wm. C. Young, of Texas, and one son, J. Webb Saffold, Cleveland; has occupied official position in eight or ten professional and business concerns, from secretary to president; from which since retired; gen. agt., since 1886, Provident Life & Trust Co.; pres. Acme Eng. & Stamps Co.; director Chippewa Lake Co.; Los Seros Copper Co.; Gold Bug Mining Co.; Ohio Lemon Co.; mgr. Union Syndicate; member Cleveland Association Life Underwriters; member Chamber of Commerce; vestryman Church of Epiphany, Woodward Lodge, No. 508, F. & A. M., Cleveland Chapter, No. 148, R. A. M., Oriental Commandery, No. 12, K. T.; member Athletic, Mayfield Country, Cleveland Gun, and La Carp Duck...

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Biographical Sketch of Oscar Richard Schmidt

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 C. A. Schmitt

Schmitt, C. A.; florist; born in Germany, May 16, 1871; son of A. and Salome Mueller Schmitt; educated, Glenville public schools; with Stoors & Harrison Co., Painesville, O., 1888, to 1890; worked for Edwin Lonsdale, in Philadelphia, from 1896 to 1902; member the lodge of Moose, and Florist Club. Favorite recreation;...

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Biographical Sketch of Charles E. Pool

Pool, Charles E.; coal operator; born, Irwin, Pa., July 8, 1881; educated, public schools; married, Philadelphia, Feb. 18, 1911; business career, real estate, Allegheny City, Pa., 1890-1902, W. Y. Bygate Co.; vice pres. one year; 1903, owned and operated coal mine at Gorman. Md., on the West Va. Central; 1904, organized The Continental Fuel Co.; 1906, owned and operated Quaker Valley mine, Rogers, O.; 1908, owned and operated Shamrock mines, Moro, Pa.; sold to Pittsburg Cambria Co.; same year, took over Russell Hill at Delroy, O.; 1910, operated mine at Clements, W. Va.; 1912, organized Claybrook Coal Mining Co.; Banner Creek, W. Va.; sec’y and treas. Claybrook Coal Mining Co.; member Athletic Club; also Wisconsin Gas...

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Biographical Sketch of Hunter Robby

Robby, Hunter; physician; born at Burlington, N. J., 1863; son of Thomas and Caroline (Woolman) Robb; educated, Episcopal Academy, Philadelphia, Burlington (N. J.) College; M. D., University of Pennsylvania, 1884; married Isabel Adams Hampton, of Welland, Out., 1894; resident physician, Presbyterian and Episcopal hospital, Philadelphia, 1884-1886; asst. surgeon, Kensington Hospital for Women, 1888-1889; associate in gynecology, Johns Hopkins University and Hospital, 1889-1894; in practice at Cleveland since 1894; prof. gynecology, Western Reserve University; visiting gynecologist, Lakeside Hospital, Cleveland; member American Gynecological Society, Obstetric and Gynecological Society of Paris; Episcopalian; Republican. Clubs: Union, University. Author: Aseptic Surgical Technique, 1894; Contributor to Hare’s System of Therapeutics, 1891; Keating & Coe’s Gynecology, 1894; Jewett’s System of Obstetrics, 1900; Reed’s Gynecology, 1901. Has written numerous papers on surgical technique and diseases of...

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Biographical Sketch of Frank Noville

Noville, Frank; dentist; born, Cleveland, May 6, 1869; son of William and Carried Bohnard Noville; educated, public schools of Cleveland, and graduate of Philadelphia Dental College, 1890; married, Philadelphia, Sept. 27, 1893, Mathilda E. Wocher; member Eanettsonian Society of Philadelphia, and Northern Ohio Dental Society. Recreation:...

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Biographical Sketch of John Ralph Owens

Owens, John Ralph; dentist; born, Burlington, Ia., May 15, 1853; son of John James and Martha Ann Yocum Owens; educated, public schools, Burlington, Ia.; graduated from High School in 1870, salutatorian of class; received degree of D. D. S. from Philadelphia Dental College, 1875; vice pres. of the class; married, Cleveland, May 15, 1889, Louise Benton; issue, three daughters, Beatrice, Theodora, and Louise; enlisted in the Cleveland first troop of Cavalry, 1880; served twelve years, having risen to 3rd sergt.; member Municipal Ass’n; trustee Y. M. C. A., 1884; charter member Cleveland Dental Society, its third pres. and fourth treas., Society critic, corresponding sec’y; member of oral hygiene and education committee, starting the work of the care of children’s teeth in the public schools; member Northern Ohio Dental Ass’n, and pres. on its fiftieth anniversary; member Ohio State Dental Society, National Dental Ass’n, National Oral Hygiene Ass’n, treas. Ohio State Dental Examining Board; lecturer on anaesthetics, Dental College, Western Reserve University; member Geographical Society; trustee Utah Gospel Mission; member First Baptist Church, Rowfant, and Glen Valley Clubs. Recreations: Country Rides, Walks and Work; Camping and Fishing; built and occupied the first house on Ingleside Ave., now East 75th...

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