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Biographical Sketch of Ernest Ludwig

Ludwig, Ernest; Consul of Austria-Hungary for Ohio and Michigan; born, Pozsony, Hungary, 1876; son of John and Sophia L. Ludwig; educated, College of Pozsony, Hungary, and Oriental Academy, Vienna; married, Peking, China, 1903, Sarah Edith Kendrick; military service in the 9th Hussar Regiment (Count Nadasdy); service in China ten years attached to Austro-Hungarian Legation, Peking; …

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Biographical Sketch of Richard F. Valentine

Valentine, Richard F.; sales mgr.; born, Germany, Nov. 25, 1882; son of F. N. and Ernestine Hanzow Valentine; educated, Cleveland grammar schools and Commercial College; married, Cleveland, Nov. 17, 1909, Martha Blanchard; member the Cleveland Grays; successful career on the concert platform and operatic stage between the age of 17 and 22; started as department …

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Biographical Sketch of Starke Seibert Saffold

Saffold, Starke Seibert; insurance; born, Mobile, Ala., March 15, 1852; son of Judge Milton J. and Martha Harrison Saffold; educated by private instructor, Graylock and Emerson Institutes; married, Philadelphia, Pa., Sept. 1, 1881, Harriet Webb; issue, one daughter, Mrs. Wm. C. Young, of Texas, and one son, J. Webb Saffold, Cleveland; has occupied official position …

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Biographical Sketch of Albert Younglove Gowen

Gowen, Albert Younglove; born, Cleveland, May 8, 1883; son of Caleb and Gertrude Younglove Gowen; educated, Harvard College, 1907; married, Cleveland, June 2, 1909, Margaret Huntington Smith; one daughter, born July 7, 1910; went to public schools, Cleveland, studied at University School for six years; later attended St. Paul’s School, Concord, N. H., going from …

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Biographical Sketch of Michael Albert Albl

Albl, Michael Albert; physician; born, Cleveland, Oct. 8, 1869; son of Michael and Katherine Pech Albl; educated, Cleveland public and Central High School; entered the Cleveland School of Pharmacy in 1887; studied for two years, in the drug business for a year and three months, then entered the medical department of Western Reserve University, received …

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Biographical Sketch of William Louis Day

Day, William Louis; judge, born, Canton, O., Aug. 13, 1876; son of William Rufus (q. v.) and Mary Elizabeth (Schaefer) Day; graduate Williston Seminary, Easthampton, Mass., 1896; LL. B., University of Michigan, 1900; married Elizabeth E. McKay, of Caro, Mich., Sept. 10, 1902; admitted to bar, 1900, and practiced at Canton; city solicitor, 1906-1908; U. …

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Biographical Sketch of John S. McCarrens

McCarrens, John S.; advertising; born, July 27, 1869; son of D. A. and Anna McGinley McCarrens; educated, public schools, Bradford, Pa., and Niagara University, Suspension Bridge, N. Y.; married, Toledo, O., June 24, 1896, Mary Sweeney; issue, two daughters and two sons; advertising mgr. and business collector; member Cleveland Advertising Club. Fond of Horseback Riding.

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 William Edward Patterson

Patterson, William Edward; lawyer; born, Hunter, O., Feb. 5, 1873; educated, Mt. Union College, Alliance, O., Ph. B., 1893; West Virginia University, class of 1895, LL. B; married, Cleveland, Nov. 1, 1911, Bertha Marian Pierce; in 1895, admitted to the bar in. West Virginia; practiced at Wheeling, 1895-3897; came to Cleveland in 1897; since 1910, …

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Biographical Sketch of Albert Mark Allen

Allen, Albert Mark; consulting engineer; born, Akron, O., Aug. 26, 1877; son of Minor J. and Frances DeWolf Allen; educated, Hiram College; Steven’s Institute of Technology, M. E. Degree; married, Union Hill, N. J., April 6, 1900, Christine M. Pellinger; issue, two children; member firm Albert M. Allen & Co.; director Banker’s Guarantee Title & …

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Biographical Sketch of Albert W. Woodruff

Woodruff, Albert W.; automobile business; born, Boston, Mass., April 2, 1882; son of Frederick and Fannie Sturtevant Woodruff; educated, Brookline High School, Stones (private school), Boston; married, Cleveland, May 20, 1907, Ellen M. Andrews; issue, one child, not living; has been with following concerns in order mentioned: Cleveland Plain Dealer, Western Reserve Motor Car Co., …

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Biographical Sketch of A. Oberdoerster

Oberdoerster, A.; dairy business; born Parma Township, Dec. 22, 1876; at the age of 14, started as a driver on his father’s milk wagon; in 1901, started in business for himself; in 1909, formed a partnership, dissolving this in 1911; doing independent business since; has a prosperous plant, fully equipped for the pasteurizing of milk.

Biographical Sketch of Charles X. Zimmerman

Zimmerman, Charles X.; mgr. Luna Park; born, Cleveland, Jan. 18, 1865; son of Carl and Theresa Reis Zimmerman; public and high school education; married, Cleveland, June, 1900, Ethel Vogt; enlisted Ohio National Guard, 1884; has served continuously since; captain Spanish-American War; colonel Aug. 14, 1889; served during the Ohio floods of 1913, putting Dayton and …

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Biographical Sketch of Louis Wolsey

Wolsey, Louis; rabbi; born, Jan. 8, 1877, Midland, Mich.; son of William and Frances Krueger Wolsey; educated, public and High Schools, Chicago, University of Cincinnati, B. A., 1899, Hebrew Union College, B. H. L., 1894; rabbi, 1899; post-graduate University of Chicago and Western Reserve University; married, June 12, 1912, Florence H. Wiener, daughter of Abraham …

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Biographical Sketch of William N. Taylor

Taylor, William N.; mnfgr.; born, New Straitsville, August, 1879; son of Thomas and Ester Taylor; educated, common schools, New Straitsville; finished in mechanical engineering; married, Cleveland, Aug. 9, 1904, Mary A. Beerer; issue, one son and one daughter; active in politics, but has never run for any office; organized The Taylor Machine Co., which manufactures …

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Biographical Sketch of Rudolph Carl Engel

Engel, Rudolph Carl; physician and surgeon; born, Cleveland, June 19, 1879; son of Fred C. and Mary C. Heimberger Engel; educated, Cleveland public schools, Cleveland College of Physicians and Surgeons, and Medical Dept. Ohio Wesleyan University, Doctor of Medicine, 1902; married, Cleveland, June 11, 1902, Miss Mary Sheka; two sons, Walter Alfred and Alvin Ralph …

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