Location: Lake County OH

Biographical Sketch of C. A. Schmitt

Schmitt, C. A.; florist; born in Germany, May 16, 1871; son of A. and Salome Mueller Schmitt; educated, Glenville public schools; with Stoors & Harrison Co., Painesville, O., 1888, to 1890; worked for Edwin Lonsdale, in Philadelphia, from 1896 to 1902; member the lodge of Moose, and Florist Club. Favorite recreation; Motoring.

Biographical Sketch of Gunder Robertson

Robertson, Gunder; cement contractor; born, Denmark, March 7, ___; son of Robert Gunderson and Marie Laursun Robertson; educated, Denmark; married, Painesville, 0., June 1, 1890, Annie M. Robertson; issue, eight children.

Biographical Sketch of Frederick A. Manchester

Manchester, Frederick A.; real estate; born Otsego county, N. Y., Nov. 28, 1863; son of Dewitt C. and Julia Bates Manchester; from 1870-1877, public schools, Mentor, Lake County O.; married, Concord, O., May 5, 1887, Evalena A. Sherman; issue, Marguerite A. and Sherman A., who was Intercollegiate Ohio State champion in tennis in 1913; farmer until 1901, specialty of fruit growing; came to Cleveland in 1901, and went into the real estate business with The Frisbee Co.; supt. of Sales Dept., nine years; in 1909, accepted position of sales mgr. for The Scott-Hall-Clark Co., now The Clark-Manchester Co.; pres. The

Biographical Sketch of Frederick H. Moritz

Moritz, Frederick H.; florist; born, Germany, April 5, 1854; son of Lewis and Louise Young Moritz; educated, Painesville public schools; married, Cleveland, May 19, 1879, Miss M. E. Kelliher; 1862, began in florist trade until 1866, was with Loomis & Brainard, as foreman, until 1869; came to Cleveland, and was employed by Harris Jaynes, as florist, until 1884; then worked for David Charlesworth, until 1887; then went as private gardener for Mrs. Henry Chisholm, until 1893; with Henry Blossom, until 1896; in 1901, opened greenhouse for himself on Carnegie Ave.; pres. and treas. of the firm; decorator and designer; member

Biography of Miss Callie Eaton

There is no doubt that the teacher is one of the most important forces in the progress of the world, and Rachel Caroline Eaton, familiarly known as “Miss Callie,” county superintendent of schools of Rogers county with residence in Claremore, a conscientious and progressive educator, deserves prominent mention in a work relating to northeastern Oklahoma and those who have contributed most to its development. A native of Oklahoma, she is a daughter of G. W. and Nancy Elizabeth (Williams) Eaton. Mr. Eaton came to Indian Territory soon after the Civil war and Married Nancy Williams of Siloam Springs, Arkansas. In

Biography of Hiram C. Whitley

Hiram C. Whitley. The State of Kansas is filled with interesting men, many of them known to the world at large. The city of Emporia had several. One is a prominent business man, who for upwards of forty years had given his time and energies to the upbuilding of that locality. This is Hiram C. Whitley who was at one time chief of the secret service division of the United States Treasury. The story of his life, particularly the early years, reads like a book, and in fact his experiences have been described in a book which was published about

Warren Amos Todd of Painesville OH

Warren Amos Todd8, (Hiram J.7, Amos6, Dan5, Charles4, Gideon3, Michael2, Christopher1) born Nov. 2, 1865, married Minnie Drown. In 1911, they lived in Painesville, Ohio. Children: 2439. Olive May, b. Jan. 15, 1894. 2440. Marion, b. Aug. 17, 1896. 2441. Harold James, b. June 27, 1905. 2442. Lawrence, b. June 12, 1909.

Biography of Samuel C. Pine

Samuel C. Pine, for over thirty years has been a resident, and identified with the varied interests, of San Bernardino County. He is now engaged in general farming operations upon 160 acres of productive land located in Chino Township, Chino school district, four miles south and east of Chino. In 1867 Mr. Pine purchased a squatter’s claim to this land, which was then in its wild and un-cultivated state. He spent years in litigation with grant claimants, but finally secured his Government patent. The first year of his occupancy he devoted his attention to stock-growing, but later commenced a system

Biographical Sketch of S. E. Ray

S. E. Ray, dealer in dry and fancy goods, boots and shoes, etc., Charleston; was born near Montpelier, Vt., Aug. 5, 1833; in early childhood, he accompanied his parents to Geauga Co. (now Lake), Ohio; there, his father resided until his death, and his mother still resides there; at about the age of 20 years, Mr. Ray went to La Fayette, Ind., and engaged as a traveling salesman for Luce Brothers in the stationery business; and, after remaining with them four years, went to Chicago, and for about six years traveled for the well-known stationery house of Culver, Page, Hoyne