Biographical Sketch of Edward Mason Williams
Williams, Edward Mason; mnfr.; born, Cleveland, Nov. 9, 1871; son of Edward Porter and Mary Louise Mason Williams; educated, Yale, A. B., 1893; married, Cleveland, Oct. 11, 1899, Mary Raymond; issue, four children, Hilda, Madeline, Edward Porter and Mary Raymond; member City Charter Commission, 1913; began with the Sherwin-Williams Co., in September, 1893; supt. of their factory in Montreal, Can., November, 1895 to October, 1897; then returned to Cleveland; director The Sherwin-Williams Co., Laurence Paint Co., Ozark Mining & Smelting Co., Cleveland Box Co., Superior Savings & Trust Co.; member National Geographic Society; pres. Childrens’ Fresh Air Camp; vice pres. Federation of Charities and Philanthropy; chairman Charities Committee of Cooperation; director Chamber of Commerce; member executive committee American Electric R. R. Mnfrs. Ass’n; member National Child Labor Ass’n; National Society for the Prevention of Infant Mortality; member Union, Athletic, Tavern, Mayfield, Country, Cleveland Country, Rowfant, Chagrin Valley Hunt, Cleveland Gun, and University Clubs.