Biographical Sketch of James W. Conger

Conger, James W.; merchant and mfr.; born, Washington County, Pa., Aug. 6, 1845; son of Wm. Henry Harrison and Martha Auld Conger; country school education and business college, (Columbus, O.); married, Columbus, O., 1869, Anna M. Higgins; issue, one daughter and two sons (one deceased); served three years, ten months, in Civil War (43d O. V. I.); never absent from regiment; presidential elector 1896, delegate Republican National convention, 1912, but declined to serve; delegate to Progressive National convention 1912, being on committee to notify Theodore Roosevelt of his nomination; elector-at-large, heading state Progressive ticket, same year; vice pres. and treas. Auld & Conger Co.; pres. and treas. Aulcon Bldg. Co.; director American Sea Green Slate Co.; vice pres. and treas. Bangor Bldg. Co.; vice pres. Greenleaf Realty Co.; trustee Cleveland Pulte Medical College and Calvary Presbyterian Church; member Colonial and Cleveland Athletic Clubs; G. A. R.


The Book of Clevelanders: A Biographical Dictionary of Living Men of the City of Cleveland. Burrows Book Company. 1914.

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