Berner, Herman D.; merchant; born, Cleveland, Jan. 12, 1864; son of Christian and Magdalena Berner; educated, common and high schools; married, Cleveland, April 21, 1883, Margaret Kalina; one daughter, Clara, born Feb. 14, 1889; 1889, started mfgrs’ agent New York City and New England; in various mercantile enterprises; pres. H. D. Berner & Winterbauer Co., New York and Brooklyn; proprietor Berner’s Art Store; pres. The Phonograph Co. of Cleveland, and stockholder The Bishop-Babcock-Becker Co.; member Athletic and Willowick Clubs, Cleveland, and Arion Society, New York. Recreations: Golf and Automobiling.