Stroud, Edwin Gerrish; engineer and contractor; born, Bonfield, Ill., Jan. 31, 1878; son of Thomas and Jane Pearson Gerrish Stroud; educated, public schools, Seminary and Purdue University, B. S., in M. E., 1899; married, Cleveland, Oct. 15, 1902, Cora L. Campbell; issue, one son, Thomas Douglas Stroud (age 6); fifteen years engineering and business experience, having established and built up two complete companies; pres. The Cleveland Engineering Agency Co. (technical employment agency); pres. The E. G. Stroud Company (building contractors); member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Ohio Society of Mechanical, Electrical and Steam Engineers; member K. of P. (Iola Lodge, No. 84, Dayton). Recreations: Automobiling and Bowling.