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Joseph William Marsh

Joseph William Marsh, American banker, manufacturer. Mason.


  • Marsh, Joseph William was born on May 21, 1858 in New York City. Son of Peter and Katharine (Hoffman) Marsh.

  • Education

    • Educational public schools, and Iron City College, Pittsburgh.


    • Began as clerk in country store, Ohio, later teacher in Iron City College. Became stenographer and private secretary to Richard S. Waring, founder of Standard Underground Cable Company, 1881. Secretary Standard Underground Cable Company, 1882, assistant general manager, 1889, vice-president and general manager, 1891, president, since 1909.

      Vice Chairman of the Board General Cable Corporation Trustee Christ Methodist Episcopal Church.




    • Married Rose Ingraham, June 20, 1883. Children: Rose Guthrie (wife of J. S. Payton, Doctor of Divinity), James Ingraham, Sarah Elizabeth (Mistress.
    • father: Peter Marsh
    • mother: Katharine (Hoffman) Marsh
    • spouse: Rose Ingraham
    • children: Rose Guthrie (wife of J. S. Payton Marsh
    • Doctor of Divinity) Marsh
    • James Ingraham Marsh
    • Sarah Elizabeth (Mrs Marsh
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    Born March 21, 1858
    Died January 31, 1936
    (aged 77)