Geddes, Frederick Lyman was born on November 10, 1850 in Adrian, Michigan, United States. Son of Norman and Laura (Casey) Geddes.
Bachelor of Arts, University of Michigan, 1872, A.M., 1875.
Admitted to bar, 1875. In partnership with Barton Smith, 1875-1881, with Clarence Brown, 1882, until the latter’s death, 1918. Present firm, Geddes, Schmettau, Williams, Eversman & Morgan.
Exclusively engaged in recent years in organization and conduct of corporations. Director Toledo Trust Company, Toledo Glass Company, Owens European Bottle-Machine Company, Toledo Scale Company, etc. Trustee Toledo Museum of Art.