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Creer, William R.; banker; born, Isle of Man, Jan. 17, 1861; son of Robert and Eleanor Craine Creer; common school education; married, Vermont, Anna Frances Burnham; two sons, Burnham R., and William R., Jr., began business life at an early age from stern necessity, first a clerk; came to Cleveland in 1893, as representative of an Eastern manufacturing company; three years later organized The Cleveland Savings & Loan Co.; was see’y; in 1911, elected president; pres. Cleveland Advertising Club; see’y and treas. Crest Real Estate Co.; director Land Abstract Co.; Federal Union Insurance Co.; treas. Mona’s Relief Society; member Advertising Club and Chamber of Commerce.