Biographical Sketch of William Eldred Kelly
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Kelly, William Eldred; manufacturer; born, Emporium, Pa., May 11, 1861; son of Andrew Emmons and Lorinda Lyman Kelly; educated, Towanda College, Towanda, Pa.; also ordinary business course; married, Cleveland, Aug. 23, 1882, Alice T. Brown; issue, Fred Eugene, Myrtle L. and Hattie L. Kelly; pres. and gen. mgr. The Kelly Reamer Co.; formerly vice pres. The Kelly Handle-Bar Co.; joint proprietor and mgr. The E. A. Hewett Co.; pres. and mgr. The W. E. Kelly Mnfg. Co.; pres. and mgr. The Safety Handle-Bar Co.; pres. and mgr. The Modern Toy & Novelty Co.; master mechanic and supt. of The Clark Cash Register Co., and many other manufacturing plants in Cleveland for the past thirty-four years; member Masonic order, Biglow Lodge, No. 243, Chamber of Industry, past treas. and senior warden of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church; member Superintendent’s and Foreman’s Club; mechanic and patentor of many mechanical and electrical devices, Kelly Handle-Bars, etc.