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Biographical Sketch of William Henry Whitney

Whitney, William Henry; insurance; born, Monticello, Minn., June 21, 1860; son of Cephas Newhall and Cyrena Patch Whitney; educated, Knox College, Galesburg, Ill., classical course, 1884; married, Trinidad, Colo., 1890, Emma Gmin; issue, four children, two sons and two daughters; manager The Phoenix Mutual Life Insurance Co.; member executive committee Congregational Club, 1912, and pres. …

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Biographical Sketch of Clarence E. Sanders

Sanders, Clarence E.; lawyer; born, Jacksonville, Ill., June 18, 1867; son of William and Cornelia R. Smith. Sanders; educated, Illinois College, 1889, A. B., Harvard University, 1896, LL, B.; associated with law firm of Squire, Sanders & Dempsey, since October, 1896; became member of the firm in July, 1911; member Union, Country, University, and East …

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Biographical Sketch of John Ralph Owens

Owens, John Ralph; dentist; born, Burlington, Ia., May 15, 1853; son of John James and Martha Ann Yocum Owens; educated, public schools, Burlington, Ia.; graduated from High School in 1870, salutatorian of class; received degree of D. D. S. from Philadelphia Dental College, 1875; vice pres. of the class; married, Cleveland, May 15, 1889, Louise …

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Biographical Sketch of William George Dietz

Dietz, William George; investment banker; born, Warren, O., April 7, 1857; son of August A. and Katherine Baehr Dietz; educated public school and in the private school of Miss Sackett, in Warren; graduated Hiram College, 1881, Ph. B.; married, Solon, O., Nov. 18, 1885, Jessie B. Pettibone; one daughter, Marian; deputy auditor Trumbull County, 1867-1877; …

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Biographical Sketch of Louis Smithnight

Smithnight, Louis; retired; born, Saxony, Germany, Dec. 16, 1834; son of Frederick and Auralia (Woolford) Smithnight; public school education in Germany; came to the United States at 15; married, 1866, Nettie Kingsley of Cleveland; surviving issue, one daughter; after a brief period in Columbus, O., came to Cleveland for A. J. Wenham, dry goods, for …

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Biographical Sketch of James D. Williamson

Williamson, James D.; clergyman; born, Cleveland, March 12, 1849; son of Samuel and Mary E. Tirdale Williamson; educated, Cleveland public schools, Western Reserve College, A. B., Andover and Union Theological Seminaries; honorary degree of D. D. from Western Reserve University; married, Elyria, Aug. 4, 1875, Edith Day Ely; issue, four children; 1875-1884, pastor First Presbyterian …

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Biographical Sketch of Melvin Daniel Kilmer

Kilmer, Melvin Daniel; manufacturer; born, New York State, July 29, 1858; son of Augustus and Vianna Barner Kilmer; educated, Eastman’s Business College, Poughkeepsie, N. Y.; married, Schenectady, N. Y., Oct. 22, 1886, Mary T. Hoag; two sons, Augustus H. and Melvin D. Jr.; pres. and mgr. The Kilmer Spring Support Co.; the company also manufactures …

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Biographical Sketch of John George Spenzer

Spenzer, John George; physician-chemist; born, Cleveland, Sept. 6, 1864; son of Peter I. and Mary T. Molloy Spenser; educated, Cleveland public and private schools, Adelbert College, Western Reserve Medical College, M. D. 1884; University of Strassburg, Germany, Ph. D., 1893; F. C. S., London, 1894 married, Cuyahoga Falls, O., June 15, 1898, Minnie Elizabeth Kittelberger; …

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Biographical Sketch of Andrew Barclay Meldrum

Meldrum, Andrew Barclay; Presbyterian minister; born, Scotland, Sept. 9, 1857; son of Capt. Robert and Agnes Ness (Grant) Meldrum; educated, professionally, at Knox College and University of Toronto, graduating in Theology at the Theological Seminary of San Francisco; (D. D. Hanover College); married, in 1885, to Laura R. Rison, of Oakland, Cal.; issue, two sons …

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Biographical Sketch of E. Loomis Spriggs

Spriggs, E. Loomis; realty and building; born, Washington, Pa., Oct. 17, 1880; son of Edward and Josephine E. Greenlee Spriggs; educated, Ohio Northern University, Ada, O.; treas. The Commonwealth Realty & Building Co.; identified with the agency force of The Pittsburgh Life & Trust Co.; subsequently in the Federal service at Pittsburgh until 1906, when …

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Biographical Sketch of William Banks Rogers

Rogers, William Banks; clergyman; born at Cincinnati, Dec. 7, 1857; son of Joseph Hill and Mary Rose (Mcllvain) Rogers; academic and collegiate course St. Xavier’s College, 1869-1875; St. Stanislaus Seminary, Normal, Florissant, Mo., 1875-1879, Woodstock College, Maryland, philosophy, science, 1879-1881; Louvain, Belgium, metaphysics, ethics, 1881-1882; Woodstock College, theology, 1887-1891; taught English and classics, St. Ignatius …

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Biographical Sketch of Howard Parmelee Eells

Eells, Howard Parmelee; manufacturer; born, Cleveland, June 16, 1855; son of Dan P. and May M. Howard Eells; A. B., Hamilton College, 1876; en B., Harvard University, 1877; married, Cleveland, April 20, 1881, Alice Maude-Overton; issue two children; second marriage, Cleveland, Nov. 11, 1889, Maud Stager; issue, five children; Republican; pres. 1896-1911, and now chairman …

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Biographical Sketch of Frederick Baldwin Senter

Senter, Frederick Baldwin; mnfr. of lubricating oils; born, Bedford, O., April 6, 1864; son of John and Jane Boyle Senter; educated, common and high school and Spencerian Business College; married, Middlefield, O., Dec. 25, 1889, Kate Donaldson, one daughter, Margaret, and one son, Talmadge; took active part in Bedford civic improvements; promoted establishment of public …

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Biographical Sketch of Walter Miller Williams

Williams, Walter Miller; coal agent; born, Cleveland, Jan. 26, 1890; son of C. G. and J. Alice Hauer Williams; educated, Cleveland public schools and Lakewood High School; married, Cleveland, Jan. 17, 1913, Mildred R. Gager; since 1910, Cleveland mngr. Tomlinson Co., of Duluth; since 1909, agt. for Berwind Fuel Co.; 1910-1911, agt. for Carnegie Coal …

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Biographical Sketch of Vernon H. Burke

Burke, Vernon H.; attorney-at-law; born, Saybrook, O., Dec. 22, 1865; son of John F. and Minerva C. Stewart Burke; educated, Canisius College, Buffalo, N. Y., Stratton’s Business College, The University of Notre Dame; B. A., C. E., LL. B. degrees; married, Cleveland, Dec. 21, 1892, Matilda B. Hahn; one son, Vernon A. Burke, Jr.; Republican; …

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Biographical Sketch of Lyman Adams Noble

Noble, Lyman Adams; physician; born, Smithfield, 0., June 29, 1877; son of James M. and Eliza J. Smith Noble; educated, Scio. College of Pharmacy, Ph. G., 1900; Cleveland Homeopathic Medical College, M. D., 1903; married, Cleveland, June 30, 1903, Mabelle Dorothy Davis; one daughter, Frances Evelyn, born Nov. 2, 1906; asst. prof. chemistry, Cleveland Homeopathic …

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