Collection: The Book of Clevelanders

Biographical Sketch of Frederick Clayton Waite

Waite, Frederick Clayton; college prof.; born, Hudson, O., May 24, 1870; son of Nelson and Cynthia (Post) Waite; graduate Western Reserve Academy, Hudson, 1888; B. Litt., Western Reserve University, Cleveland, 1892, A. M., 1894; A. M., Harvard, 1896, Ph. D., 1898; unmarried; asst. in biology, Western Reserve, 1892-1895; Morgan fellow, 1896-1897; demonstrator zoology, 1907.1908; Harvard, instructor biology, high schools, New York, 1898-1900; New York University, 1899-1900; asst. in anatomy, Rush Medical College, Chicago, 1900-1901; asst. prof. histology and embryology, 1901-1904; asso. prof., 1904-1906, prof., 1906-; sec’y of faculty, 1907-; Western Reserve University; fellow A. A. A. S.; member Association American

Biographical Sketch of Lewis H. Wain

Wain, Lewis H.; real estate; born, Ravenna, O., Oct. 15, 1863; son of Hugh and Hannah Jennings Wain; educated, Cleveland public schools; married, Cleveland, May 5, 1897, Mary Jenness Merwin; issue, three children; active in the reorganization of the Cleveland Real Estate Board in 1895; pres. of the Board in 1896, and a trustee for five years; operator and broker in real estate and mortgages; pres. The L. H. Wain Co.; director Land Title Abstract Co.; pres. Cleveland Realization Co.; member Sons of American Revolution; has demonstrated the substantial and profitable character of Cleveland and adjacent real estate as an

Biographical Sketch of John Whittlesey Walton

Walton, John Whittlesey; merchant and mfgr.; born Salisbury, Litchfield County, Conn., Jan. 15, 1845; son of Lucius Clark and Mary Vesta (Whittlesey) Walton; removed in early life to Tallmadge, Summit County, O.; educated, public school and Tallmadge Academy, graduated, 1864, Eastman’s Business College, Poughkeepsie, N. Y.; married, Cleveland, Oct. 6, 1869, L. A. Lyman; issue, one son and two daughters, Edwin A. Walton (Detroit, Mich.), Ethelwyne, now Mrs. William O. Osborn, Cleveland, Florence L., now Mrs. Frank Gill Dorr, Buffalo, N. Y.; married Gertrude Louise Hutchinson, Madison, Ind.; issue, three daughters, Gertrude Letitia, Margaret, Gladys; clerked first in retail and

Biographical Sketch of Robert E. Walter

Walter, Robert E.; florist; born, Cleveland, May 6, 1882; son of J. H. R. and A. Richter Walter; educated, Cleveland public schools; has been in florist business with his father for fifteen years; member Reformed Church. Recreation: Motor Boating.

Biographical Sketch of Harry Edgar Walkey

Walkey, Harry Edgar; contractor; born, Cleveland, Aug. 19, 1882; son of Wm. W. and Lida Stephens Walkey; educated, Fairmont school; married, Pittsburgh, Pa., Sept. 7, 1905, Louise Cargill; issue, two children; general contractor; member Maccabees. Recreations : Hunting and Motorcycling.

Biographical Sketch of Franz Childs Warner

Warner, Franz Childs; architect; born, Painesville, O., Sept. 6, 1876; son of Franz G. L. And Isabel Childs Warner; educated, Painesville public schools and Case School of Applied Science; married, Youngstown, O., July 12, 1902, Hazel Virginia Ward; practice has been largely public and semi-public buildings; member Cleveland Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, Beta Theta Pi Fraternity; member Cleveland Athletic, Automobile, Shore and Architectural Clubs.

Biographical Sketch of Frank Howard Walworth

Walworth, Frank Howard; retired; born, East Cleveland, July 15, 1857; son of John and Mary V. Race Walworth; educated in Cleveland schools; married, East Cleveland, April 17, 1889, Kate Cole Cline; issue, three children, Mrs. Stewart B. Browne, Jeanette, John Dunlap; teller Wade Park Bank and then teller Cleveland Trust Co.; retired from active business in 1908; treas. Village of East Cleveland from 1898 to 1904; pres. Sinking Fund Commission, East Cleveland; treas. and trustee the A. M. McGregor Home; member Chamber of Commerce, and Cleveland Real Estate Board.

Biographical Sketch of Joseph A. Ward

Ward, Joseph A.; banker; born, Cleveland, June 19, 1673; son of Michael and Jane McQuillan Ward; parochial school and business college education; unmarried; 24 years with the Cleveland National Bank, now asst. cashier.

Biographical Sketch of Charles William Wason

Wason, Charles William; retired; born, Cleveland, April 20, 1854; son of Charles and Matilda Parker Wason; graduated, Cornell University, 1876; married, Paris, France, January, 1882, Jettie Anna Morrill; issue, two daughters, Jettie, now Mrs. Harold Edwards, Velda, now Mrs. John A. Rithet; married, Cleveland, September, 1896, Margaret Wright; married, Hamilton, Canada, February, 1901, Mabel Breckenridge; director Cleveland, Painesville & Eastern; Northern Ohio Traction and Light Co., Williamson Building Co.; trustee Cleveland Associated Charities; member Kappa Alpha, Carnellian Council, Cleveland Engineering Society, Bibliophile Society, Union, Country, Mayfield, Willowwick and Rowfant Clubs.

Biographical Sketch of Roman W. Wascko

Wascko, Roman W.; florist; born, Germany, Dec. 3, 1887; son of Ernest and Emma Shmemgatzea Wascko; educated, Cleveland public schools; married, Cleveland, Feb. 12, 1903; Mary Pallyblank; issue, four children; from 1892 worked for J. W. Wilson as florist, till 1901, for Lyman Essex, florist; in 1902 started in business for himself, continuing in one location; member P. H. C. and Florist Club.