Biographical Sketch of Charles Thomas Draper
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Draper, Charles Thomas; mfr.; born, Cleveland, Nov. 26, 1855; son of Thomas George and Celestia Converse Draper; educated in Cleveland schools; married, Cleveland, Sept. 20, 1881; Florence H. Rossiter; three children; began manufacture of tin cans in 18715; in 1901, business merged with the American Can Co., and in. 1911 organized the Draper Mfg. Co., steel barrels, of which he is pres. and gen’l mgr.; trustee Woodland Avenue M. E. Church; member Y. M. C. A., Chamber of Commerce; Mason.