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George W. Gardner

manufacturer , banker

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.

Membership

Member city council 10 years.

Connections

Married d.

father:
James Gardner

mother:
Caroline Griscilda (Porter) Gardner

spouse:
d.