Biographical Sketch of Alonzo Eugene Hyre

Hyre, Alonzo Eugene; sec’y The Cleveland Chamber of Industry; born, Basil, O., June 1, 1860; son of Henry Clay and Almedia Ann Poff Hyre; educated, public schools Cambridge City, Ind., Columbus, O., Springfield, O., and Buchtel College, Akron, O., degree B. S.; married, Akron, O., April, 1886, Sarah Emma Cadwallader; issue, two sons, Rexford C. and Raymond E.; owned and edited a Republican newspaper for twelve years; active in Republican politics as delegate to county and state conventions and served upon republican executive committees; appointed cashier of the U. S. Internal Revenue office under McKinley, and served five years; was one of the organizers of The Cleveland Chamber of Industry and has been the sec’y since it was established; member Delta Tau Delta College Fraternity, member a lot of unimportant Clubs. Recreation: Moving Pictures. “The Marvel of the Centuries,” established and published the first College Journal at Buchtel College; began newspaper work in Cleveland, in 1885; owned and published “Vanity Fair” the first publication in Cleveland devoted to art, music, drama and society; owned and published, for many years, “The Cuyahogian,” a weekly newspaper of country circulation.



The Book of Clevelanders: A Biographical Dictionary of Living Men of the City of Cleveland. Burrows Book Company. 1914.

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