Cuyahoga County OH

Biographical Sketch of Jacob Dolson Cox, Jr.

Cox, Jacob Dolson, Jr.; manfg.; born, Cleveland, Nov. 1, 1881; son of Jacob Dolson and Ellen Prentiss Cox; educated Williams College, Williamstown, Mass., class of 1903, degree A. B.; January to December 1910, McFadden Logging Co., Ltd.; Vancouver, B. C.; January, 1911, Cleveland Twist Drill Co.; October 1911, to date, 3rd vice pres. and director …

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Biographical Sketch of Emil F. Kraus

Kraus, Emil F.; insurance; born, Milwaukee, Wis., April 22, 1877; son of Michael and Margaret Casper Kraus; educated, public and high schools, Milwaukee, Wis.; married, Milwaukee, Wis., June 29, 1904, Clara L. Steiner; in June, 1892, began as office boy for The Northwestern National Insurance Co., at Milwaukee, Wis.; transferred to Minneapolis, in July, 1907, …

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Biographical Sketch of John M. Sulzmann

Sulzmann, John M.; cigar mnfr.; born, Cleveland, Dec. 4, 1869; son of Maximilian and Christina Ansenhofer Sulzmann; educated, St. Joseph’s School, 7th grade; married, Cleveland, Nov. 25, 1890, Emma Reiblers; issue, fourteen children; member City Council from 5th District, 1901-1903; councilman-at-large, Jan. 1, 1912, to Jan. 1, 1914; during his career as councilman has introduced …

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Biographical Sketch of Robert Johns Bulkley

Bulkley, Robert Johns; congressman; born, Cleveland, Oct. 8, 1880; son of Charles Henry and Roberta (Johns) Bulkley; A. B., Harvard, 1902, A. M., 1906; law student, Harvard, and at Cleveland; married Katharine Pope, of Helena, Mont., Feb. 17, 1909; admitted to bar, 1905, and began practice at Cleveland; member law firm of Bulkley & Inglis, …

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Biographical Sketch of Russell S. Hartzell

Hartzell, Russell S.; rubber business; born, Alliance, O., July 19, 1887; son of D. H. and Lois A. Skinner Hartzell; Mount Union College; manager Cleveland Branch, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.; member Signia Nu Fraternity; belongs to Athletic and Automobile Clubs.

Biographical Sketch of George Baird Johnson

Johnson, George Baird; professional; born, Erie, Pa., Jan. 10, 1877; son of James a and Susan Baird Johnson; educated, Sewickley Academy and Park Institute, Pittsburgh, Pa.; married, Cleveland, Feb. 10, 1906, Edith Ketchum; issue, two children, John Baird and Harriet Ely Johnson; in charge Cleveland office, having jurisdiction over Ohio and Kentucky, for William Salmon …

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Biographical Sketch of J. Milton Curtiss

Curtiss, J. Milton; pres. The Curtiss-Ambler Realty Co.; born, Harrisville, Medina County, O., Feb. 26, 1840; educated in the district and city schools, Brooklyn Academy and Cleveland Institute, University Heights, now Lincoln Heights; taught district school one year; engaged in the nursery business for twenty years, helped to organize and was one of the first …

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Biographical Sketch of Ernest P. Lenihan

Lenihan, Ernest P.; underwriter; born, Saginaw, Michigan, Oct. 5, 1873; academic education; married; resident director Wilcox, Peek & Hughes, New York, prior to coming to Cleveland in 1901 engaged in marine insurance business in New York and Chicago; director in the following companies: New York Fire & Marine Underwriters, Knickerbocker Insurance Co., Lloyds, N. Y., …

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Biographical Sketch of John Christian Ulmer

Ulmer, John Christian; manfr.; born, Wurttenberg, Germany, Dec. 26, 1862; son of Christian and Ann Maria Klein Ulmer; educated in Germany and the Cuyahoga Falls, O., High School; started in the machinist trade, jobbing and marine engine building, but mostly tool-making and foreman until 1893; started a business for the repairing of engineering, surveying and …

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Biographical Sketch of Rev. Livingston L. Taylor

Rev. Livingston L. Taylor, who enjoys a well earned reputation as a forcible and eloquent preacher, and whose life is a consistent and unvarying example of the doctrines he preaches, is the son of William J. 1. Taylor, D. D., and Maria L. (Cowenhoven) Taylor. Rev. Livingston L. Taylor was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September …

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Biographical Sketch of Judge William E. Ambler

Ambler, Judge William E.; real estate; born, Medina, O., 1845; son of Chester C. and Margaret Eglin Ambler; educated, Hillsdale College, Hillsdale, Mich.; A. M., Albion College, Albion, Mich.; B. S., Adrian College, Adrian, Mich.; A. M., Albany Law School, Albany, N. Y., LL. B.; married, Lyons, Mich., Dee. 25, 1871, Flora E. Lewis; issue, …

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Biographical Sketch of Herman D. Berner

Berner, Herman D.; merchant; born, Cleveland, Jan. 12, 1864; son of Christian and Magdalena Berner; educated, common and high schools; married, Cleveland, April 21, 1883, Margaret Kalina; one daughter, Clara, born Feb. 14, 1889; 1889, started mfgrs’ agent New York City and New England; in various mercantile enterprises; pres. H. D. Berner & Winterbauer Co., …

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Biographical Sketch of Alexander C. Holocker

Holocker, Alexander C.; contractor; born, Cleveland, Aug. 26, 1880; son of Henry and Sophia Noll Holocker; public school education; married, Cleveland, Aug. 26, 1903. Effie J. Tedder; issue, three daughters, Eva, Florence and Effie; ten years with the city in engineering department; grading and contracting work for a number of years now. Recreation: Baseball.

Biographical Sketch of Joseph Reiman

Reiman, Joseph; roofer; born, Germany, Oct. 22, 1867; educated in the public schools of Germany; married, Germany, 1886, Anna Kuehl; six children; lumber business four years; with Elaborated Roofing Co.

Biographical Sketch of Henry August Duetemeyer

Duetemeyer, Henry August; cabinetmaker; born, Essen. Germany, Dec. 24, 1857; son of Frederick and A. Gerkepotte Duetemyer; educated, Lutheran parochial school in Essen (Wittlage), Hannover; married, Cleveland, Jan. 21, 1890, Elizabeth Flick, of Parma, O.; in October, 1886, started, with C. L. Kaufman, a furniture and undertaking business, under the firm name of Duetemyer & …

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