Jerome, Frank J.; lawyer; born, Painesville, O., Nov. 3, 1855; son of Joseph and Susan C. Foster Jerome; educated, Painesville public schools and Ann Arbor Law School; married, Painesville, O., Sept. 10, 1884, Lucy E. Dingley; one son, Frank Jay Jerome; admitted to the bar in 1877; practiced in Painesville until 1893, most of the time in the firm of Burrows & Jerome; entered the law dept. of The Lake Shore & Michigan Southern R. R. Co., at Cleveland, June 1, 1893; appointed general attorney for that road in 1901 and general counsel in 1912; general counsel L. S. & M. S., its leased and operated lines; director Big Four Ry. Co., T. & O. Ry. Co., Lake Erie & Pittsburgh Ry. Co., Cleveland Short Line Ry. Co., Lake Erie & Eastern Ry. Co.; trustee Lake Erie College, Painesville; member Cleveland Chamber of Commerce, and Union Club.