Strong, Edgar E.; merchant; born, Connecticut, 1841; son of William C. and Lucy M. Nicholas Strong; educated, Seminary at East Greenwich, R. I.; left school to enter the army in 1862; married, Cleveland, January, 1869, Mary Ella Clarke; issue, four children, two living; entered the army in 1862, as a private in the 16th Regiment, Conn. Vol. Infantry; promoted to 2nd lieut., Dec. 25, 1862, and to 1st Lieut., May 2, 1863; further promotions impossible, owing to requirements being reduced in numbers to a point which prohibited promotions; honorably discharged at close of war; in 1887, engaged in the mill supply business in a co-partnership, under the firm name of Strong, Carlise & Turney; in 1893, incorporated under the name of The Strong, Carlise & Turney Co.; in 1898, the Corporation name was changed to the Strong, Carlise & Hammond Co.; in 1908, organized and incorporated The Clark Mnfg. Co.; pres. The Strong, Carlise & Hammond Co., and The Clark Mnfg. Co.; veteran member of Tyrian Lodge, F. & A. M., and Cleveland Chapter, R. A. M.; Military Order The Loyal Legion and the Grand Army of the Republic; member Cleveland Yacht Club. Recreations: Fishing and Motor Boating.
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