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Ceilan Milo Spitzer

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Ceilan Milo Spitzer, American banker.

Background

Spitzer, Ceilan Milo was born on November 2, 1849 in Batavia, New York, United States. Son of Aaron Bovee and Laura Maria (Perkins) Spitzer.

Education

Oberlin (O.) College, 1868-1869.

Career

Alexander McDowell, March 20, 1884. Entered banking business with his father, Seville, O., 1871. Opened branch bank, Medina, O., 1877.

Organized German-American Bank, Cleveland, 1878. Latter failed, 1880, and 10 years later Mr. Spitzer paid its debts in full.

Opened bank of Fremont, O., August 1880. Sold out in 1881; formed firm Spitzer, Wideman & Company, Toledo. Wideman retired, 1882, firm becoming Spitzer & Company (later Spitzer, Rorick & Company).

Opened branch at Boston, 1887. Resided there, 1887-1895. Removed Boston office to New York, May 1, 1899.

Director 6 banks, including Ohio Savings Bank & Trust Company, and Security Trust Company, of Toledo, president Spitzer Building Company. Elected president Ohio Centennial Company, December 1898. Was quartermaster general Ohio National Guard.

Brigadier general, 1900-1904. Home: Toledo, O.

Connections

Married Lillian Cortez, d.

father:
Aaron Bovee Spitzer

mother:
Laura Maria (Perkins) Spitzer

spouse:
Lillian Cortez