Spanish-American War

Biographical Sketch of Henry Wick Corning

Corning, Henry Wick; sec ‘y and treas. Standard Sewing Machine Co.; born, Cleveland, Jan. 13, 1869; son of Warren Holmes and Mary Helen Wick Corning; educated, Cleveland public schools, St. Paul’s School, Concord, N. H., and Harvard University, graduating B. A. degree in 1891; married, Nov. 2, 1897, Miss Edith Warden; one daughter, Mary, and …

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Biographical Sketch of James W. Chrisford

Chrisford, James W.; general contractor; born in England in 1862; came to United States in 1884; served in Spanish War with Battery A, O. L. A.; member Lakewood Village Council in 1909, 1910, 1911; director of Public Service, City of Lakewood, in 1912; Masonic affiliations, member Lakewood Lodge, Cunningham Chapter, Forest City Commandery; director and …

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Biographical Sketch of Herman E. Dove

Dove, Herman E.; automobile business; born, Port Huron, Mich., Dec. 14, 1875; son of James H. and Winifred Dove; educated Alpena, Mich., High School; married, Lansing, Mich., Feb. 28, 1906, Ursula E. Ackerman; corporal Company B, 33rd Mich. Volunteers; service in Cuba in 1898; five and one-half years in clothing business in Alpena, Mich.; started …

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Biographical Sketch of Edward W. Dissette

Dissette, Edward W.; attorney-at-law; born, Nov. 3, 1867; son of Judge Thomas K. and Sara Fisher Dissette; educated, public schools, Cleveland, Brooks Military Academy, Cleveland Law School and Baldwin University; married, Ashtabula, O., Feb. 21, 1888, Ruth D. Morgan; two children, Ruth M., and Thomas K., Jr.; city claim agt., 1895-1899; member Cleveland Grays, 1887-1891; …

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Biographical Sketch of William Elmer Crofut

Crofut, William Elmer; wholesale rubber; born, Syracuse, N. Y., Sept. 5, 1874; son of Elmer Burr and Hattie A. Davis Crofut; educated in public and private schools of Syracuse and Syracuse University; married, Concord, N. H., Dec. 5, 1899, Ruth Paul; one son, William E., Jr., served in 141st N. Y., Spanish-American War; came to …

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Biographical Sketch of William Oscar Haldy

Haldy, William Oscar; dentist; born, Cleveland, April 19, 1875; son of Frederick L. and Anna (Buschman) Haldy; D.D. S., Western Reserve University, 1S96; married, Columbus, Oct. 2, 1902, Emogene L. Peters; issue, one son and one daughter; served in Spanish-American War as quartermaster-sergeant, Battery A, 1st 0. V. A.; member Troop A, Cleveland, 13 years; …

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Biographical Sketch of George Armstrong Garrettson

Garrettson, George Armstrong; banker; born, Columbiana County, O., Jan. 30, 1844; son of George and Ann Griffith Garrett-son; educated, public schools and private schools, Cornwell-on-the-Hudson, N. Y.; in 1870, married to Ann Scowden; in 1888, second marriage to Emma R. Ely; issue, three children, Margaret, George and Hiram; enlisted in Co. E, 84th O. V. …

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Biographical Sketch of Charles X. Zimmerman

Zimmerman, Charles X.; mgr. Luna Park; born, Cleveland, Jan. 18, 1865; son of Carl and Theresa Reis Zimmerman; public and high school education; married, Cleveland, June, 1900, Ethel Vogt; enlisted Ohio National Guard, 1884; has served continuously since; captain Spanish-American War; colonel Aug. 14, 1889; served during the Ohio floods of 1913, putting Dayton and …

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Biographical Sketch of Charles K. Teter, D. D. S.

Teter, Charles K., D. D. S.; professional anesthetist and minor oral surgery; born, Westfield, Ind., Sept. 25, 1875; son of Rev. J. H. and Sarah Howard Teter; educated, Westerville High School, 1892-1894; Otterbein University, 1894-1897; Ohio Medical University, D. D. S., 1897-1900; married, Galena, O., Feb. 28, 1900, Etta M. Bush; issue, two sons and …

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