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Wilkins, Bert LeRoy; manufacturer; born, LaGrange, O., Dec. 11, 1869; son of H. J. and Anna Rowell Wilkins; educated, LaGrange public school and Oberlin Business College; married, LaGrange, O., Nov. 27, 1889, Lucy A. Richmond; issue, one daughter, Ada Vera; organized the partnership of Wilkins & Rawson, February, 1890; Lakewood Plumbing Co., 1903; Lakewood Wash Tray Co., 1906; consolidated the above with Euclid Stove & Brick Co., June, 1912; sec’y The Euclid Stove & Brick Co.; partner The Lakewood Plumbing Co.; director Colonial Savings & Loan Co.; Lakewood Lodge, F. & A. M.; Cunningham Chapter, R. A. M.; Forest City Commandery, K. T.; Lake Erie Consistory, A. A., Scottish Rite; Al Koran Temple, A. A. O. N. M. S.; member Chamber of Industry. Recreation: Spending summers at cottage, Black Lake, Mich.