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Biography of Cecil L. Golden

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Cecil L. Golden, present mayor of Sidney, has built up a large hardware business in that Champaign County town, and has proved himself one of the live and energetic factors in the civic community. Mr. Golden is a veteran of the Spanish-American War. He was born in Champaign County March 12, 1879, a son of Eugene S. and Mary E. (Mullen) Golden. His father was born in Menard County, Illinois, and his mother was a native of Pennsylvania. His father came to Champaign County when a young man, followed farming and afterwards engaged in the hardware business at Urbana. He was a merchant in that city for about sixteen years and then retired to Sidney, where he died October 4, 1913′. The widowed mother still lives at Sidney. They had five children. Leonard M., deceased; Archie S., a resident of Champaign County; George A., a farmer in Jefferson County, Illinois; Cecil L. and Ross Burr, deceased. Cecil L. Golden attended the public schools at Urbana, and then learned the trade of tinner in his father’s store. At the age of nineteen he enlisted as a non-commissioned officer in Company M., organized in Champaign County for service in the Spanish-American War. He spent most of the period of his enlistment in concentration camps and was also for...

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Arizona in the Spanish-American War

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Arizona’s military contribution in the Spanish-American War was three troops in the First United States Volunteer Cavalry – the famous “Rough Riders” – and three companies of the First Territorial Infantry. In Arizona the recruiting for a cavalry force began even before the declaration of war, April 21, 1898, and was looked after in the northern part of the state by Wm. O. O’Neill, a prominent Arizona journalist and politician, subsequently captain of the Rough Riders, and Jas. H. McClintock, a well-known journalist who afterwards became, first, a captain of the Rough Riders and later colonel in the Arizona National Guard. Although nearly one thousand men were recruited for cavalry service, and though their officers promptly offered their services to the nation, when the call finally came from Washington it was for but 210 men, which were to constitute a part of “a crack regiment of cavalry . . . for special duty.” Governor Myron H. McCord nominated Alexander O. Brodie as major, and McClintock and O’Neill as captains. Brodie, later to be Arizona’s governor, was a graduate of West Point and one of General Crook’s lieutenants in his campaign against the Indians. He had retired from the army to become a civil engineer. Brodie, McClintock and O’Neill were splendid men and made good officers. The...

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Biographical Sketch of Paul H. Anthony

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Anthony, Paul H.; contractor; born, Pennsylvania, 1876; son of William M. and Sarah Chambers Anthony; educated, public and high school, supplemented by private tutors, also experimental and research work; married, Allegheny, Pa., 1901, Gertrude E. Cox; issue, three children; military service in the Philippines during the Spanish-American War and Philippine insurrection; pres. The Standard Structural Co., Cleveland, and same Co., Canada; pres. The Hindman-Henderson Co. of Penn.; manager or director in allied contracting companies covering various fields of construction; member American Society Engineering...

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Biographical Sketch of Russell Emmett Burdick

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Burdick, Russell Emmett; merchant; born, Alfred, N. Y., May 28, 1848; son of Russell W. and Malvina A. (Middaugh) Burdick; educated, Alfred University; married, Ashland County, O., May 24, 1874, Mary H. McCutchen; two daughters and one son; captain commanding Troop A, O. N. G., 1895; capt. 1st Ohio Vol. Cavalry, war with Spain, 1898; aid-de-camp to Gen. Horace Porter, 1897; to Gen. G. M. Dodge, 1897; to Gen. J. F. Bell, 1909; pres. and treas. the Bowler & Burdick Co., jewelers; established,...

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Biographical Sketch of Abner H. Bedell

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Bedell, Abner H.; insurance; born, Shalersville, O., July 29, 1872; son of H. C. and Sarah L. (Horr) Bedell; educated, Cleveland public schools; married, Cleveland, March 29, 1913, Bertha R. Lewis; paymaster, Ohio Battalion Naval Reserves to 1896; quartermaster 10th 0. V. Inf. 1898; War with Spain; entered insurance business, 1890; treas. and director 0. M. Stafford-Goss-Bedell Co.; Coventry Road Land Co.; West Ninth Co.; Cleveland Athletic Club; director Guarantee Title and Trust Co.; member Military Order of Foreign Wars; member Union, Cleveland Athletic, Hermit, Euclid and Mayfield...

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Biographical Sketch of Henry Frazee

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Frazee, Henry; laundryman; born, Cleveland, March 23, 1854; on of John N. and Louise Littlejohn Frazee; educated, public schools, Cleveland; married, Cleveland, Jan. 20, 1880, Geneieve Estelle Beaumont; two children; in war with Spain, capt. Co. C, 10th O. V. I.; mngr. and treas. Frazee Laundry Co.; member Military Order Foreign Wars, and Naval and Military Order Spanish American...

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Biographical Sketch of Henry Wick Corning

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Corning, Henry Wick; sec ‘y and treas. Standard Sewing Machine Co.; born, Cleveland, Jan. 13, 1869; son of Warren Holmes and Mary Helen Wick Corning; educated, Cleveland public schools, St. Paul’s School, Concord, N. H., and Harvard University, graduating B. A. degree in 1891; married, Nov. 2, 1897, Miss Edith Warden; one daughter, Mary, and one son, Warren Holmes; military record; member Troop A, O. N. G.; served as second and first lieut., capt. 1st Ohio Cavalry (commanding Troop A), during Spanish-American War; engaged with his father in management of various private interests; in 1895, became connected with the Standard Sewing Machine Co., as sec’y and treas; member Athletic, Country, Roadside, Tavern, and Mayfield Country Clubs, (Cleveland), and Knickerbocker Club, of New York. Recreations: Golf, Tennis, and...

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Biographical Sketch of James W. Chrisford

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Chrisford, James W.; general contractor; born in England in 1862; came to United States in 1884; served in Spanish War with Battery A, O. L. A.; member Lakewood Village Council in 1909, 1910, 1911; director of Public Service, City of Lakewood, in 1912; Masonic affiliations, member Lakewood Lodge, Cunningham Chapter, Forest City Commandery; director and vice pres. Lakewood Masonic Temple Co.,...

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Biographical Sketch of Herman E. Dove

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Dove, Herman E.; automobile business; born, Port Huron, Mich., Dec. 14, 1875; son of James H. and Winifred Dove; educated Alpena, Mich., High School; married, Lansing, Mich., Feb. 28, 1906, Ursula E. Ackerman; corporal Company B, 33rd Mich. Volunteers; service in Cuba in 1898; five and one-half years in clothing business in Alpena, Mich.; started as errand boy and left as head salesman; was called out from there for service in the Spanish-American War; in October, 1899, left the clothing business, engaging in the manufacture of sugar with the Bay City Sugar Co.; in this business until 1908, removing from Bay City to Lansing in 1901, to take a position with the Lansing Sugar Co., later known as The Owosso Sugar Co.; as the sugar business did not offer a large field for advancement, went with the Buick Automobile Co. of Flint, Mich.; still connected with the company as mngr. Cleveland Branch; during the automobile panic of 1910, resided in Salt Lake City, taking charge of the Randall-Dodd Co.; handled their business for 15 months, putting it on a safe and sane basis, and it still exists as a prosperous distributing agency; returned to Flint, Mich., in October 1911, and from there came to Cleveland, taking the management of the Cleveland branch of the Buick Motor...

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Biographical Sketch of Edward W. Dissette

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Dissette, Edward W.; attorney-at-law; born, Nov. 3, 1867; son of Judge Thomas K. and Sara Fisher Dissette; educated, public schools, Cleveland, Brooks Military Academy, Cleveland Law School and Baldwin University; married, Ashtabula, O., Feb. 21, 1888, Ruth D. Morgan; two children, Ruth M., and Thomas K., Jr.; city claim agt., 1895-1899; member Cleveland Grays, 1887-1891; 2nd lieut. 5th Ohio Infantry, 1886-1899; served with that regiment during the Spanish American War, as 2nd lieut.; Republican nominee for judge of the Municipal Court, 1911; actively engaged in law practice, since 1902; regarded as authority on law of legal property and taxation; director Macoban Realty Co., Nichols Hat Co.; sec’y Blaine Mining & Reduction Co.; member Cleveland, and Ohio State Bar Ass’ns; member firm Dissette, Dissette & Dissette; member Woodward Lodge, No. 505, F. & A. M., and Military Order of Foreign Wars; member Colonial and Tippecanoe...

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Biographical Sketch of Herbert Leland Davis

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Davis, Herbert Leland; physician and surgeon; born, Cleveland, Oct. 31, 1871; son of J. F. and Annie Benbow Davis; educated, public and high schools and Cleveland Medical College; married, Cleveland, Dec. 10, 1901, Mammie E. Randall; one son, Randall Leland Davis, born May 29, 1903; surgeon Medical Corps, N. G.; served as capt. from February, 1902, to March, 1912; served in Spanish-American War, and Cuba; medical inspector public schools; one of ‘Lae founders; entered the medical profession, April 6, 1898; member Academy of Medicine, Ohio State Medical Society, American Medical Ass’n, Cleveland Medical Library; director Central Friendly Inn, Neighborhood Settlement House, and Associate Charities; member City Club and Chamber of Commerce; member Housing Committee of...

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Biographical Sketch of William Elmer Crofut

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Crofut, William Elmer; wholesale rubber; born, Syracuse, N. Y., Sept. 5, 1874; son of Elmer Burr and Hattie A. Davis Crofut; educated in public and private schools of Syracuse and Syracuse University; married, Concord, N. H., Dec. 5, 1899, Ruth Paul; one son, William E., Jr., served in 141st N. Y., Spanish-American War; came to Cleveland, October, 1899, as manager of a mercantile agency; three years later engaged as sec’y and treas. Ohio Rubber Co., remaining with the firm until September, 1905, when he organized the Forest City Rubber Co., continuing as president-treasurer and gen. mgr. since; member Mayfield Country Club, Chamber of Commerce, Credit Men’s...

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Biographical Sketch of Clifford W. Fuller

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Fuller, Clifford W.; lawyer; born, Garrettsville, O., Feb. 6, 1864; son of Sherman W. and Flora R. Case Fuller; educated, Garrettsville public schools, Allegheny College, Meadville, Pa., A. B., M. A. and Ph. D. pro merite; capt. 10th O. V. I., war with Spain; admitted to the Ohio bar, 1890; practiced law in Cleveland since 1891; sec’y The Cleveland & Youngstown R. R. Co.; sec’y and treas. Willowick Country Club; director The West Ninth Co., The Shaker Vineyards Land Co., and The Sedgwick Land Co.; sec’y Terminal Bldg. Co.; trustee The H. B. Hurlburt Trust for Art; member Phi Gamma Delta, and Union, Mayfield, Country, Athletic, University, Rowfant, and The Willowick Country Clubs. Recreations: Big Game Hunting and...

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Biographical Sketch of Dudley Jackson Hard

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Hard, Dudley Jackson; secretary; born, Wooster, O., April 4, 1872; son of Curtis V. and Adeline Jackson Hard; educated, University of Wooster, A. B., 1893; married, St. Louis, Mo., Nov. 18, 1903, Mildred J. Hopkins; two children; First Lieut. Troop A. 1906-1910; Adjutant First Squadron Ohio Cavalry 1910, First Lieut. Co. J, 8th O. V. I., War with Spain, Spanish-American War in campaign against Santiago; sec ‘y and treas. The Cleveland Light & Power Co.; vice pres. The Wooster Electric Co.; director Ohio Chemical Mfg. Co.; member Military Order of Foreign Wars, Society of the Army of Santiago, Chamber of Commerce, Beta Theta Pi Fraternity, Rotary, University, Union, Hermit, and Chagrin Valley Hunt Clubs. Recreations: Tennis and...

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Biographical Sketch of William Oscar Haldy

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Haldy, William Oscar; dentist; born, Cleveland, April 19, 1875; son of Frederick L. and Anna (Buschman) Haldy; D.D. S., Western Reserve University, 1S96; married, Columbus, Oct. 2, 1902, Emogene L. Peters; issue, one son and one daughter; served in Spanish-American War as quartermaster-sergeant, Battery A, 1st 0. V. A.; member Troop A, Cleveland, 13 years; pres. W. R. U. Dental Alumni Ass’n, 1899-1912; member Psi Omega (dental), United Spanish War Veterans, Veteran Ass ‘n, Troop A, K. of P., Rotary, Cleveland Athletic, and Highland Park Golf Clubs, National Dental Assn, National Dental Protective Ass’n. Recreations: Golf and...

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