Wade, Benjamin Franklin; treas. The Taylor & Boggis Foundry Co.; born, Cleveland, Nov. 26, 1857; son of James and Margaret Uhl Wade; father came to Cleveland in 1845, and practiced law until his death in 1907; graduated, Brooks Military Academy, 1877; S. S. B., University of Michigan, 1879; married, Cleveland, 1887, Mary Boggis; issue, one daughter, Helen Wade, born April 26, 1889, died, Feb. 26, 1890; asst. sec’y Woodland Ave. Railway Co., about four years from 1879; treas. Cleveland Window Glass Co., for four years; since that time with the Taylor & Boggis Foundry Co.; greater part of the time
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Vorce, Myron Bond; pres. Vorce Engineering Co.; born, Cleveland, Aug. 14, 1871; son of Charles M. and Evelyn Cornelia Marshall Vorce; public school education; married, Detroit, Mich., 1903, Miss Ethel Ridgley Stearns; clerk in store; then went with a surveying party; became interested in engineering; studied along that line while in Tennessee; accepted position with E. W. Bowdich, of Boston, under their employ was sent to Cleveland to develop Euclid Heights. Clifton Park and other work of that kind; accepted position as asst. engineer for Park Board; in that position until 1897; then went to work in private practice, but
Walkey, Charles B.; contractor; born, Cleveland, Sept. 29, 1880; son of William W. and Lida A. Stephens Walkey; educated, Cleveland public schools; married, Cleveland, Aug. 24, 1909, Mary A. Forquer; issue, two children, one daughter and one son; general building contractor; with L. S. & M. S. R. R. Co., for five years; member M. E. Church, Masonic Order, Knight Templars, K. of P.
Walker, Frank Ray; architect; born, Pittsfield, Mass., Sept. 29, 1877; son of Frank and Helen Theresa Rauous Walker; educated, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; post graduate work in design; pursued study of architecture in France and Italy, 1903-1904; Walker & Weeks, architects; member Cleveland Engineering Society, Chamber of Commerce, Cleveland Chapter, American Institute, M. I. T., Alumni Ass ‘n, Northern Ohio; member Hermit, Athletic, M. I. T. Clubs, New York City; East End Tennis Club, Cleveland Y. M. C. A.
Waite, Frederick Clayton; college prof.; born, Hudson, O., May 24, 1870; son of Nelson and Cynthia (Post) Waite; graduate Western Reserve Academy, Hudson, 1888; B. Litt., Western Reserve University, Cleveland, 1892, A. M., 1894; A. M., Harvard, 1896, Ph. D., 1898; unmarried; asst. in biology, Western Reserve, 1892-1895; Morgan fellow, 1896-1897; demonstrator zoology, 1907.1908; Harvard, instructor biology, high schools, New York, 1898-1900; New York University, 1899-1900; asst. in anatomy, Rush Medical College, Chicago, 1900-1901; asst. prof. histology and embryology, 1901-1904; asso. prof., 1904-1906, prof., 1906-; sec’y of faculty, 1907-; Western Reserve University; fellow A. A. A. S.; member Association American
Wain, Lewis H.; real estate; born, Ravenna, O., Oct. 15, 1863; son of Hugh and Hannah Jennings Wain; educated, Cleveland public schools; married, Cleveland, May 5, 1897, Mary Jenness Merwin; issue, three children; active in the reorganization of the Cleveland Real Estate Board in 1895; pres. of the Board in 1896, and a trustee for five years; operator and broker in real estate and mortgages; pres. The L. H. Wain Co.; director Land Title Abstract Co.; pres. Cleveland Realization Co.; member Sons of American Revolution; has demonstrated the substantial and profitable character of Cleveland and adjacent real estate as an
Walton, John Whittlesey; merchant and mfgr.; born Salisbury, Litchfield County, Conn., Jan. 15, 1845; son of Lucius Clark and Mary Vesta (Whittlesey) Walton; removed in early life to Tallmadge, Summit County, O.; educated, public school and Tallmadge Academy, graduated, 1864, Eastman’s Business College, Poughkeepsie, N. Y.; married, Cleveland, Oct. 6, 1869, L. A. Lyman; issue, one son and two daughters, Edwin A. Walton (Detroit, Mich.), Ethelwyne, now Mrs. William O. Osborn, Cleveland, Florence L., now Mrs. Frank Gill Dorr, Buffalo, N. Y.; married Gertrude Louise Hutchinson, Madison, Ind.; issue, three daughters, Gertrude Letitia, Margaret, Gladys; clerked first in retail and
Walter, Robert E.; florist; born, Cleveland, May 6, 1882; son of J. H. R. and A. Richter Walter; educated, Cleveland public schools; has been in florist business with his father for fifteen years; member Reformed Church. Recreation: Motor Boating.
Walkey, Harry Edgar; contractor; born, Cleveland, Aug. 19, 1882; son of Wm. W. and Lida Stephens Walkey; educated, Fairmont school; married, Pittsburgh, Pa., Sept. 7, 1905, Louise Cargill; issue, two children; general contractor; member Maccabees. Recreations : Hunting and Motorcycling.
Warner, Franz Childs; architect; born, Painesville, O., Sept. 6, 1876; son of Franz G. L. And Isabel Childs Warner; educated, Painesville public schools and Case School of Applied Science; married, Youngstown, O., July 12, 1902, Hazel Virginia Ward; practice has been largely public and semi-public buildings; member Cleveland Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, Beta Theta Pi Fraternity; member Cleveland Athletic, Automobile, Shore and Architectural Clubs.