Biographical Sketch of Sylvester T. Everett
Everett, Sylvester T.; financier; born, Liberty, O., Nov. 27, 1838; son of Henry and Sarah von Pheil Everett; early education in district schools and Cleveland public schools; married, first time, January, 1860, Miss Mary Everett of Philadelphia; issue, four children; second marriage, Oct. 22, 1879, Alice Louise Wade, issue, two sons and three daughters; one of the sons, Homer, deceased; business career, messenger boy, clerk, supt. Oil Company, in Pennsylvania, 1868; came back to Cleveland, in banking position, 1876; vice pres. and gen. mgr. Second National Bank; pres. until 1882; founded National Bank of Commerce; retired from banking business in 1900, to devote time to private interests; interested Cleveland Rolling Mill Co., Little Consolidated Street R. R. Co., and the Cleveland Railway Co.; promoted and built many street and electric railroads; director the Citizens Savings & Trust Co.; large mining interests in North Carolina, Wisconsin and Michigan; prominent figure in Republican politics in the state and city; for fourteen years was city treasurer; owns several country homes. Recreations: Travel, Riding, Driving and Motoring in this country and Europe.