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Bever, John Jacob; iron business; born, Germany, Aug. 6, 1862; son of John Jacob and Christine Krause Bever; educated, Cleveland public schools and private tutorage; married, Cleveland, Sept. 6, 1885, Annie M. Dunn; issue, Herbert J. Bever, born April 24, 1887, Clarence A., born June 30, 1891, Howard S., born April 30, 1898, Florence M., born May 5, 1889, Helen E., born June 28, 1900; with The Walker Mfg. Co. for 12 years, in various positions; with Westinghouse Co. 15 years, since 1898; with the Otis Steel Co. since 1910; mgr. the foundry department of the Otis Steel Cu.; member Cleveland Engineering Society, and American Foundrymens’ Ass’n; thirty-second degree Mason and Mystic Shrine, F. & A. M.; M. O. N. M. S.; member Cleveland Chamber of Commerce, Masonic Club, Athletic Club.