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Eells, Howard Parmelee; manufacturer; born, Cleveland, June 16, 1855; son of Dan P. and May M. Howard Eells; A. B., Hamilton College, 1876; en B., Harvard University, 1877; married, Cleveland, April 20, 1881, Alice Maude-Overton; issue two children; second marriage, Cleveland, Nov. 11, 1889, Maud Stager; issue, five children; Republican; pres. 1896-1911, and now chairman of board, Bucyrus Company, manufacturers of dredges, steam shovels, etc.; said company furnishing three-fourths of the excavating machinery used in the construction of the Panama Canal; pres. Atchison & Eastern Bridge Co., Chicago Drop Forge & Foundry Co., Harlan Stone Co., New England Bldg. Co.; director Superior Savings & Trust Co., and National City Bank, Cleveland, and Portland Cement Co., Sandusky, O.; pres. National Metal Trades Ass’n, 1909-1910 (trustee 190S-1912), treas. and trustee Cleveland Humane Society; treas. Cleveland Protestant Orphan Asylum, and Western Reserve University; University School, Lake View Cemetery Ass’n Childrens’ Aid Society, Second Presbyterian Church, Cleveland Art School; member Alpha Delta Phi Fraternity and Union, University, Country, Tavern, Roadside, Athletic, Rowfant, Chagrin Valley Hunt, Mayfield Country Clubs, of Cleveland; Chicago Club, Chicago; University and Alpha Delta Phi Clubs, New York.