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George W. Gardner

George W. Gardner, American manufacturer, banker. member city council 10 years.

Background

  • Gardner, George W. was born in 1834 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, United States. Son of James and Caroline Griscilda (Porter) Gardner.

  • Education

    • Has lived in Cleveland from 1837. Graduate Cleveland High School.

    Career

    • O. M. Oviatt of Cleveland, but is now a widower. Was a sailor boy in early youth. 40 years in grain elevator and flour mill business, 5 years in banking.

      President Sagertown (Pennsylvania) Mineral Springs Сompany. Vice president since organization Cleveland & Buffalo Steamship Line. President and charter member Cleveland Board of Trade.

      President for 5 years, board of trustees Ohio State Industrial School. Member city council 10 years. Mayor of Cleveland 1885-1886 and 1889-1890.

      Director municipal government, 1892-1893. Commodore for life, Cleveland Yacht Club. Life member Cleveland Chamber of Commerce.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member city council 10 years.

    Connections

    • Married d.
    • father: James Gardner
    • mother: Caroline Griscilda (Porter) Gardner
    • spouse: d.
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    Died December 18, 1911
    (aged 77)
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